I Found Hope In A Cherry Tree

byJean E. PendziwolIllustratorNathalie Dion

September 1, 2020|
I Found Hope In A Cherry Tree by Jean E. Pendziwol
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Jean E. Pendziwol''s newest picture book is a lyrical meditation on nature and hope.

The child in this story observes the sun by playing with her shadow, though sometimes it disappears. She listens to the wind tell stories, even when it howls like wolves. She tastes snowflakes - sometimes sweet and delicate; other times sharp on her cheeks. And finally, she finds hope in the buds on a cherry tree that survive through the winter to blossom in spring.

Jean E. Pendziwol has written a layered, lyrical exploration of the hardships and beauties of nature. Her poem, beautifully illustrated by Nathalie Dion, is a study in contrasts and a message of the hope that carries us through the year and through our lives.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

Jean E. Pendziwol has published several highly acclaimed picture books, including Me and You and the Red Canoe, illustrated by Phil; and Once Upon a Northern Night, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, finalist for the Governor General''s Literary Award and the TD Canadian Children''s Literature Award. Jean''s debut adult novel, The Ligh...
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Title:I Found Hope In A Cherry Tree
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.88 X 10.62 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.88 X 10.62 X 0.45 in
Published:September 1, 2020
Publisher:Groundwood Books Ltd
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:3
ISBN - 13:9781773062204

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