Imagine

Imagine MOBI ´ Hardcover
    IGNOU M.Com Study Material, IGNOU Books, Free Download taught himself to read and write English and filled paper pads with rivers of ink as he walked down the street after school And when he grew up, he became the United States Poet Laureate and read his poems aloud on the steps of the Library of Congress If he could do all of that what could you do With this illustrated poem of endless possibility, Juan Felipe Herrera and Lauren Castillo breathe magic into the hopes and dreams of readers searching for their place in life."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 32
  • Imagine
  • Juan Felipe Herrera
  • English
  • 06 November 2019
  • 076369052X

About the Author: Juan Felipe Herrera

Imagine MOBI ´ Hardcover imagine book, ImagineImagine PDF/EPUBJuan Felipe Herrera is the only son of Lucha Quintana and Felipe Emilio Herrera the three were campesinos living from crop to crop on the roads of the San Joaqu n Valley, Southern California and the Salinas Valley Herrera s experiences as the child of migrant farmers have strongly shaped his work, such as the children s book Calling the Doves, which won the Ezra Jack Keats award in He is a poet, performer, writer, cartoonist, teacher, and activist who draws from real life experiences as well as years of education to inform his work Community and art has always been part of what has driven Herrera, beginning in the mid seventies, when he was director of the Centro Cultural de la Raza, an occupied water tank in Balboa Park converted into an arts space for the communityHerrera s publications include fourteen collections of poetry, prose, short stories, young adult novels and picture books for children in the last decade with twenty one books in total.


ImagineImagine MOBI ´ Hardcover imagine book, ImagineImagine PDF/EPUBA buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo speaks to every dreaming heartHave you ever imagined what you might be when you grow up When he was very young, Juan Felipe Herrera picked chamomile flowers in windy fields and let tadpoles swim across his hands in a creek He slept outside and learned to say good bye to his amiguitoseach time his family moved to a new town He went to school and taught himself to read and write English and filled paper pads with rivers of ink as he walked down the street after school And when he grew up, he became the United States Poet Laureate and read his poems aloud on the steps of the Library of Congress If he could do all of that what could you do With this illustrated poem of endless possibility, Juan Felipe Herrera and Lauren Castillo breathe magic into the hopes and dreams of readers searching for their place in life.

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10 thoughts on “Imagine

  1. Jillian Heise says:

    Poem Memoir Immigrant story This is beautiful Pair it with Yuyi Morales Dreamers.

  2. Lynn says:

    Amazing picture book based on the poetry of Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera His life is told in a poetic form It s magical and very meaningful.

  3. Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance says:

    Imagine is the evocative and inspirational autobiography told as a poem of the life of poet Juan Felipe Herrera Many don t often get to hear the details of an immigrant child s life this fills a huge gap in children s literature.

  4. Abby Johnson says:

    A gorgeous picture book memoir from Mexican American poet Herrera depicting scenes from his childhood, all the while he was dreaming of what he might become His love of words is obvious and his passion for writing This is an inspiring book for all young writers and young kids dreaming of what they might become Hand to fans of DREAMERS by Yuyi Morales for another inspiring, beautifully illustrated immigrant memoir or PABLO NERUDA by Monica Brown for another picture book illuminating the life o A gorgeous picture book memoir from Mexican American poet Herrera depicting scenes from his childhood, all the while he was dreaming of what he might become His love of words is obvious and his passion for writing This is an inspiring book for all young writers and young kids dreaming of what they might become Hand to fans of DREAMERS by Yuyi Morales for another inspiring, beautifully illustrated immigrant memoir or PABLO NERUDA by Monica Brown for another picture book illuminating the life of a Latino poet

  5. Cheriee Weichel says:

    I would give this beautiful bookstars if I could Juan Felipe Herrera s poem takes us through his life in this poem, and at the same time, inspires readers to image who and what they might become Lauren Castillo s illustrations incite his words to fly off the pages.

  6. Pablo V says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The boy see the moon and her see the night and her want to house

  7. Edward Sullivan says:

    A beautiful poetic memoir by the U.S Poet Laureate complemented with lovely, bright and spacious illustrations.

  8. Meredith says:

    Imagine if my students appreciated what they had

  9. Adriana Martinez Figueroa says:

    slams hands down letpoets write picture books

  10. Abigail says:

    An evocative and inspirational poem from U.S Poet Laureat Juan Felipe Herrera 2015 2017 is paired with beautiful artwork from Caldecott Honor winning illustrator Lauren Castillo in this lovely picture book Describing the many things he did as a young boy, from bidding his friends goodbye, because his migrant worker family had to move on, to entering a classroom in his new school with no English skills, Herrera concludes with his experience reading his poetry as Poet Laureate, and invites the An evocative and inspirational poem from U.S Poet Laureat Juan Felipe Herrera 2015 2017 is paired with beautiful artwork from Caldecott Honor winning illustrator Lauren Castillo in this lovely picture book Describing the many things he did as a young boy, from bidding his friends goodbye, because his migrant worker family had to move on, to entering a classroom in his new school with no English skills, Herrera concludes with his experience reading his poetry as Poet Laureate, and invites the reader to imagine what they could doWith its constant refrainimagineand its spare but powerful description of a life encompassing both poverty and prestige, I found the text of Imagine quite beautiful The accompanying artwork by Castillo, done in pen and foam monoprint, is absolutely beautiful, capturing each scene perfectly Her background is sometimes full of white space, and sometimes densely colored, leading to a feeling of visual variety, as one turns the pages Highly recommended, to anyone who values beautiful picture book art, is looking for poetic picture books, or is in the market for children s stories about being a migrant worker child and or a poet