A family.A house.A neighborhood.A place to play.A place to feel safe. Little by little, baby Tracy grows. She and her neighbors begin to rescue their street. Together, children and adults plant grass and trees and bushes in the empty spaces. They paint murals over old graffiti. They stop the cars. Everything begins to blossom. In Jeannie Baker's ...
A family.A house.A neighborhood.A place to play.A place to feel safe. Little by little, baby Tracy grows. She and her neighbors begin to rescue their street. Together, children and adults plant grass and trees and bushes in the empty spaces. They paint murals over old graffiti. They stop the cars. Everything begins to blossom. In Jeannie Baker's striking, natural collages, an urban community reclaims its land. A drab city street becomes a living, thriving neighborhood -- a place to call home.
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Publishers Weekly, 2004-03-29 Jeannie Baker projects a hopeful portrait of urban renewal in Home. As in her previous Window, the picture book unfolds as a wordless series of collages, this time charting the rebirth of a neighborhood as a girl, Tracy, grows up. Readers watch the community come together as a major clean-up effort gets underway, with lush vegetation rejuvenating the dilapidated neighborhood. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Publishers Weekly, 1993-02-15 Unusual collage constructions form vibrant New York City panoramas in this modest tale of Light, a white pigeon who flees his rooftop aviary to explore his urban surroundings. Ages 4-7. (Mar.)
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