7 edition of Reaching for Sun found in the catalog.
March 6, 2007
by Bloomsbury USA Children"s Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
Josie's cerebral palsy has made her an outsider at school, but at home she is one of three strong women with a rewarding routine. Her mother is working hard to become a landscape designer, leaving Gran to keep the home and garden blossoming. Events unfold in one free-verse poem after another with titles that hint at the narrative but usually work equally well at capturing one distinctive Author: Tracie Vaughn Zimmer. Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Reaching for Sun. What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Tuesday, September 8, - Winner Detail Change Date: Tuesday, September 8, -
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Reaching for Sun is a wonderful book that opens up your eyes to what it is like living with cerebral palsy. The book follows a young girl named Josie and /5. Reaching for Sun is a verse novel told from Josie's point of view. Though Josie sometimes has difficulties expressing herself and speaking her thoughts, her voice on the page is full of strength.
The book is split into four portions, marking each season and accentuating it Cited by: 2. Reaching for Sun is a verse novel told from Josie's point of view. Though Josie sometimes has difficulties expressing herself and speaking her thoughts, her voice on the page is full of strength.
The book is split into four portions, marking each season and accentuating it /5(11). The first edition of Reaching for the Sun (Cambridge University Press, ) was nominated for the Rhône-Poulenc (now Aventis) Prize for Science (General Category).Cited by: Reaching for Sun is a verse novel told from Josie's point of view.
Though Josie sometimes has difficulties expressing herself and speaking her thoughts, her voice on the page is full of strength.
The book is split into four portions, marking each Reaching for Sun book and accentuating it with a famous quote/5(11). Tracie Vaughn Zimmer's first teaching assignment was special education. She taught high school students with autism and middle school children with developmental and learning disabilities.
She holds a master's degree in reading education and is the author of a book of poetry, Sketches from a Spy Tree (Clarion). She loves living in Waxhaw, North Carolina, with her family but will always 4/5(16). Reaching for Sun View larger image. By: Tracie Vaughn Zimmer.
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Books similar to Reaching for Sun Find books like Reaching for Sun from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Reaching for Sun also liked: Full Cicada Moon. This book of poems describes the life of a young girl named Josie, who lives in a small farmhouse with her mother and her “gran.” She has always known that she was different due to her cerebral palsy disability, demanding family members, and never getting the opportunity to know her father.
When a new boy. In Reaching For the Sun, Josie is a girl who knows all about being has a mom who is always busy with school and work and is never really around, a bossy grandmother who has raised her from childhood, a father who she has never even met, and a disability that prevents her from having any friends, because most kids her age think she's weird or just a "sped.".
Reaching for Sun Tracie Vaughn Zimmer, author Bloomsbury USA Children's Books,Fiction, Middle Grade Suitable for ages: 8 and up Theme: Cerebral Palsy, Friendship, Disabilities, Single-families Reaching for Sun is a touching story about Josie Wyatt, a year-old girl, who has a disability.
The novel is written in free verse from Josie's viewpoint. Reaching for Sun will have wide appeal for readers of diverse ability.
Reluctant readers will be attracted to the seeming simplicity of the text, with short chapters and lots of white space on the page. They may not even realize that they are reading : Tracie Vaughn Zimmer.
Reaching for the Sun How Plants Work From their ability to use energy from sunlight to make their own food, to combating attacks from diseases and predators, plants have evolved an amazing range of life-sustaining strategies. Written with the non-specialist in mind, John King’s lively natural.
About Reaching for Sun. Josie Wyatt knows what it means to be different. Her family's small farmhouse seems to shrink each time another mansion grows up behind it. She lives with her career-obsessed mom and opinionated Gran, but has never known her father.
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Reaching for the Sun: How Plants Work.4/4(2). Reaching for the Sun book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Green plants are all around us. We are totally dependent on the /5. Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer and published by Bloomsbury publishing, is a great Contemporary realistic Fiction chapter book written in free verse poetry instead of a traditional narrative/5(12).
From their ability to use energy from sunlight to make their own food, to combating attacks from diseases and predators, plants have evolved an amazing range of life-sustaining strategies. Written with the non-specialist in mind, John King's lively natural history explains how plants function, from Cited by: Josie Wyatt knows what it means to be different.
Her family's small farmhouse seems to shrink each time another mansion grows up behind it. She lives with her career-obsessed mom and opinionated Gran, but has never known her father. Then there's her cerebral palsy: even if Josie wants to forget that she was born with a disability, her mom can't seem to let it go.4/5(16).
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer is the author of Reaching for Sun ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), 42 Miles ( avg rating, rating /5.Reaching for Sun. by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer, 65 pages And before long, Josie finds herself reaching for something she's never really known: a friend and possibly more.
Interlinked free-verse poems tell the beautiful, heartfelt story of a girl, a proud family farm reduced to a garden, and a year of unforgettable growth. response to. “Reaching for the Sun,” the book, has little to say about plants or aspirations in the usual sense of the word.
The phrase comes from a poem that starts with a description of worms and plants. /5.