"In this celebration of the American landscape, Siebert's measured verses convey the majesty of the mountain personified, Sierra herself. Minor's stunning acrylic paintings evoke the breathtaking beauty of his subject. There is a siren's-song quality to this lovely book [and] readers might well feel how tragically possible it is for us to love our wilderness to death." -- SLJ.
1992 Teachers' Choices (IRA)
Notable 1991 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1991 (NSTA/CBC)
John and Patricia Beatty Award (California Library Association)
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One of the Sierra Mountains speaks of the beauty and timelessness of herself and her sister peaks.About the Author:
Diane Siebert is the author of Mojave, a 1988 Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice, a 1988 Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1989 Teachers Choice, and Heartland , a 1989 Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice, a 1989 Notable Children’s Trade Book in Social Studies, and a 1990 Notable Children’s Book in the Language Arts. Ms. Siebert lives at Crooked River Ranch, Oregon.
Wendell Minor hasillustrated numerous award-winning picture books, including Sierra by Diane Siebert, Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin, and America the Beautiful, based on the poem by Katharine Lee Bates. Mr. Minor's art has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Norman Rockwell Museum, among other prestigious institutions. He lives in rural Connecticut with his wife and their two cats, Cindercat and Sofie.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060216409