America, My New Home by Monica Gunning

America, My New Home

byMonica Gunning, Ken Condon

Kobo ebook | January 1, 2013

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From her Caribbean island birthplace, a young girl carries a dream and journeys to a new land that is at once puzzling, frightening, and inspiring. In twenty-three compelling poems, Jamaican-born poet Monica Gunning tells her immigrant's story with gentle humor, grace, and a child's sense of wonder. She desribes a place where skyscrapers, rather than the moon, light the night; where people dress in woolens, ready for snow; where no one knows your name. Yet this same place offers exciting treasures: dizzying amusement park rides, stirring symphony concerts, flashy circus performers, towering cathedrals, and captivating art museums that speak to those who linger. Above all, this new land is place where "hope glows, a beacon / guiding ocean-deep dreamers / from storm surfs to shore."

Title:America, My New HomeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:Boyds Mills PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1629791717

ISBN - 13:9781629791715

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