November 22, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Wait

Antoinette Portis. illus. by author. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks.

PreS-K–As his running-late mother rushes him through their bustling city neighborhood (“Hurry!”), a boy repeatedly stops to examine the everyday wonders that surround him (“Wait.”) until a truly spectacular sight causes both child and parent to pause and appreciate (“Yes. Wait.”). Portis’s message and vivacious visuals are worth lingering over.

 
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