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One Quiet Morning

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Gerald's concentration is broken by a variety of noisy interruptions as he tries to write a poem for school. Finally, early one morning, it's quiet, and, describing the morning, the poem comes to him. Written by the author of Counting Jennie ( C. 1994), this sensitive portrayal offers an insightful look at the creative process.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Lerner Publishing Group (first published July 1996)
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Caitlin Barclay
Although this story isn't very entertaining, it provides a great example of using things that surround you to write. The boy in the story writes a poem based on the noises he hears around him everyday. This is something new writers could think about when they are deciding what to write. I do not know that I would have this book in my classroom.
Rachel
May 04, 2009 Rachel rated it it was ok
Interesting and unique pictures; lacks a really good plot, characters are a little unbelievable since poem seems out of the reach of the age of the child.
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Helena Clare Pittman has been an artist since childhood. She majored in art in Junior High and High School, and began painting seriously at the age of fourteen.

She majored in Painting at Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, New York, and was awarded her Bachelors of Fine Art degree there. She took her Masters of Arts at Antioch, in Painting, Writing and Education.

Helena has taught Color, Illustration and
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