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Day In September

Nascimbene, Yan

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ISBN 10: 015200954X / ISBN 13: 9780152009540
Published by Harcourt Brace & Co., Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., 1995
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First Edition. Near fine in very good dust jacket. 4to, color illustrated glossy boards in color illustrated dust jacket. 14 very nice full page color illustrations by the author. "A Day In September" is a story that reveals how something as simple as a shared smile can break down the boundries of our lives. Nice book. 31 pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 1997

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Title: Day In September

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Co., Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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The lives of two isolated children, a wealthy young boy from Paris and the poor daughter of Mexican migrant workers, intersect at a baseball game in California with lasting results

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Grade 3 Up?Here's an extremely rewarding picture book, evocative in content and stylish in design. It delivers character portraits of two lonely children who meet at a Major League baseball game in San Francisco and chronicles the life-long repercussions of their chance encounter. Raphael is a rich Parisian attending summer camp in California. Estella's parents are migrant laborers who have been given free tickets to the game. Nascimbene tells their story via a series of alternating vignettes, first from one child's life and then from the other's. Language is direct and understated, letting readers feel the connections. Like the text, the illustrations (mixed media with watercolor, in the style of the Japanese printmakers) are simple, quiet, and clean, with space for resonance. With its lengthy text in very small print, the book may meet with some resistance; but its effective use of the format is actually the source of its power and delight.?Liza Bliss, Worcester Public Library, MA
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