Neighborhood Odes

by Gary Soto, David Diaz

An exuberant celebration of everyday life from an award-winning team.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152053642
  • ISBN-10: 0152053646
  • Pages: 80
  • Publication Date: 04/01/2005
  • Carton Quantity: 48
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About the Authors
  • About the Book

    Award-winning poet Gary Soto and Caldecott winner David Diaz turn their eyes on the world of kids. From family pictures to pinatas, from the gato with a meow like a rusty latch to Fourth of July fireworks, the startling and often overlooked moments that define childhood are vividly brought to life by these two acclaimed talents.

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  • Reviews

    "With humor, sensitivity, and insight, Soto explores the lives of children . . . David Diaz's contemporary black-and-white illustrations . . . effortlessly capture the varied moods . . . of this remarkable collection."--The Horn Book

    "Through Soto's keen eyes, [readers] see, and will be convinced, that there is poetry

    in everything . . . An expression of joy and wonder at life's daily pleasures and mysteries."

    --School Library Journal

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