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When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano | SLJ Review

Fogliano, Julie. When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons. illus. by Julie Morstad. 56p. Roaring Brook/Neal Porter Bks. Mar. 2016. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9781596438521. 

K-Gr 3–Fogliano celebrates the four seasons through journal entries in poetic form. Starting and ending with March 20, the vernal equinox, the author marks randomly chosen days with short, free verse observations (“if you want to be sure/that you are nothing more than small/stand at the edge of the ocean/looking out.”). […]