Monday, March 15, 2021

FOLLOW THE RECIPE: Poems About Imagination, Celebration & Cake by Marilyn Singer.  Illus. by Marjorie Freeman. New York:  Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020. 40p.  ISBN 978-0735227903 hc. $16.99    Gr. 3-6    811.54 JUV

Just like following recipes to make food, readers will enjoy recipes for practicing patience and courage, science and social studies, reading and writing, enjoying the seasons, and celebrating life.  This collection of various forms of poetry will inspire readers to write their own.  Freeman's illustrations add movement and flow to the joyous images.  The overall message is to savor life.
Lynette Suckow, Superiorland Preview Center, Marquette, MI

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