The Friendly Four

Hardcover | June 13, 2006

byEloise Greenfield

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THE FRIENDLY FOUR

Celebrate summer with Coretta Scott King Award winners Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist!

Drum: Didn't I call this summer a bummer?

All: Not anymore, not anymore.

Drum: I was alone, and life was lonely.

All: But not anymore,

Drum: 'cause we're the Friendly Four!

When Drum, Dorene, Louis, and Rae enter one another's lives unexpectedly, they embark on an unforgettable summer of discovery and creative play together. With individual poems and poems for multiple voices, Eloise Greenfield follows four children as they explore the bonds of friendship, family, and community.

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THE FRIENDLY FOUR Celebrate summer with Coretta Scott King Award winners Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist! Drum: Didn't I call this summer a bummer? All: Not anymore, not anymore. Drum: I was alone, and life was lonely. All: But not anymore, Drum: 'cause we're the Friendly Four! When Drum, Dorene, Louis, and Rae enter one ano...

Eloise Greenfield is the author of an illustrious list of books for young people, includingThe Friendly Four, a Texas 2x2 Reading List book;In the Land of Words, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; andHow They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, winner of a Bank Street Children's Book Award—all illust...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:June 13, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060007591

ISBN - 13:9780060007591

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