I Talk Like A River

byJordan ScottIllustratorSydney Smith

September 1, 2020|
I Talk Like A River by Jordan Scott
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What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to? Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.

I wake up each morning with the sounds of words all around me.

And I can''t say them all . . .

When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and incapable of communicating in the way he''d like, it takes a kindly father and a walk by the river to help him find his voice. Compassionate parents everywhere will instantly recognize a father''s ability to reconnect a child with the world around him.

Poet Jordan Scott writes movingly in this powerful and ultimately uplifting book, based on his own experience, and masterfully illustrated by Greenaway Medalist Sydney Smith. A book for any child who feels lost, lonely, or unable to fit in.

A Junior Library Guild Selection
Jordan Scott is a poet whose work includes Silt, Blert, DECOMP, and Night & Ox. Blert, which explores the poetics of stuttering, is the subject of two National Film Board of Canada projects, Flub and Utter: a poetic memoir of the mouth and STUTTER. Scott was the recipient of the 2018 Latner Writers'' Trust Poetry Prize for his cont...
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Title:I Talk Like A RiverFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10.28 X 9.32 X 0.39 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.28 X 9.32 X 0.39 inPublished:1 septembre 2020Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823445593

ISBN - 13:9780823445592

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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