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Alberta Children_s Book of the Year
Alberta Book Illustration of the Year "Can she find courage in her new big city home?"

Meg is new to the city with its tall buildings and long shadows. It_s nothing like her Caribbean home. Here, the city closes in on her and she feels safe in her bedroom. But gradually she begins to discover that there_s more to the city than she thought
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 3rd 2003 by Red Deer Press (first published 2002)
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Terrie Andrews
Mar 08, 2012 Terrie Andrews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Description: This book addresses how one little Swallow and an older Asian man, help a little immigrant girl find her way out of her shell. The story is endearing and addresses feelings that children may find hard to express.
Implementation ideas: K-5th grade; when talking about respect, new students, and building a positive classroom culture.
Matthew
Oct 09, 2011 Matthew rated it really liked it
Shelves: literary-devices
This book is good for metaphor and simile and the writing is truly outstanding throughout. If that isn't enough, the story is good too. And the illustrations are beautiful. This is a great book.
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Troon Harrison is an internationally published, award winning author, an editor, and a qualified teacher. Troon writes picture books, teen-adult cross-over novels, and junior chapter books. She has 24 books published in a range of genres including historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary fiction.
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