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8 edition of Reaching for the Sun found in the catalog.

Reaching for the Sun

Kids in Cuba

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  • 64 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Culture,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • People & Places - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sociology,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Theater,
  • 20th century,
  • Children,
  • Cuba

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8015833M
    ISBN 100761322612
    ISBN 109780761322610
    OCLC/WorldCa50422824

      In Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me, a young girl asks her Father for the moon, but Papa discovers that the moon is very, very big. Taken from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories collection. The sun is the real star of the show—literally! The closest star to Earth, it’s the source of all the heat and light that makes flowers bloom, songbirds croon, and sunbathers wouldn’t exist without it. It's also the center of our solar system and by far its largest object. Sun Parakeets (Conure), South America Woman lies in hammock over the waves and enjoy with sun light Woman in hat on sun holidays at the island of Maldives Cranes and sun. Cranes in flight and sun, Grus grus Reach for the sun. Two hands reaching for the sun light Spring is the time when the pine forest enjoys the sun and warmth. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. REACHING FOR SUN: MEDITATIONS By Angela Herrera **Mint Condition**.


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Though Josie sometimes has difficulties expressing herself and speaking her thoughts, her voice on the page is full of strength.

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Reaching for Sun will have wide appeal for readers of diverse ability. Reluctant readers will be attracted to the seeming simplicity of the text, with short chapters and lots of white space on the page.

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Tracie Vaughn Zimmer's first teaching assignment was special education. She taught high school students with autism and middle school children with developmental and learning disabilities.

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When a new boy. In Reaching For the Sun, Josie is a girl who knows all about being has a mom who is always busy with school and work and is never really around, a bossy grandmother who has raised her from childhood, a father who she has never even met, and a disability that prevents her from having any friends, because most kids her age think she's weird or just a "sped.".

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Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn, Reaching for the Sun. Bloomsbury Children’s Books, ISBN: (Ages 9- 12) Description: Josie Wyatt’s doesn’t want her life to be defined by her cerebral palsy. Although she is bright, her odd walk and her slow speech separate her from the other middle schoolers.

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