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When Lightning Comes in a Jar - Ernest L. Polacco
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Illustrator-author Patricia Polacco returns to Norman Rockwell-era Michigan for another autobiographical meditation, this time on the importance of passing "the lightning of our stories and our heritage into the jars of our children's minds." A fondly remembered family reunion provides the sweeter-than-sweet backdrop for this picture book, as Polacco recalls how she and her cousins eagerly anticipated her Gramma helping them "catch lightning in a jar." The "lightning," of course, eventually comes thanks to some incarcerated insects, but is warmly preceded by all sorts of metaphorical strikes and flashes: Auntie Bertha's trademark meatloaf cooked with a hard-boiled egg in the middle ("like a giant eye"), watermelon-seed-spitting and croquet games (interrupted by "friendly quarrels about bent hoops, crooked wickets and wanting to take reshots"), and, most importantly, oh-so-many stories about an umbrella-loving rattlesnake, a seven-mile walk to a one-room schoolhouse, and a grandfather who "saved souls as a circuit preacher when he wasn't farming." Polacco's nostalgic pencil and watercolor illustrations chronicle the day's frolics, all the way up to its buggy climax. She then leaves the Greatest Generation behind for an instructive final act, about a new reunion and "a new crop of children": "I'll send them home with full bellies, tired bones and flickering jars in their laps. Their hearts will be overflowing. Full of lightning, put there by folks who children's,children's books,family life,growing up and facts of life,literature and fiction,multigenerational,3 - 5 years,6 - 8 years,9 - 12 years Children's Books, Puffin Books

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Inspired by her own family, Polacco beautifully depicts an endearing family reunion that includes all of her aunts, uncles, cousins, and Gramma, who promises to teach the children how to catch RlightningS in a jar. Full color. When Lightning Comes in a Jar Bücher > Schule & Lernen > Schulbücher > Nach Schulform Taschenbuch 01.05.2007 Schulbuch, Puffin Books, .200

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Inspired by her own family, Polacco beautifully depicts an endearing family reunion that includes all of her aunts, uncles, cousins, and Gramma, who promises to teach the children how to catch RlightningS in a jar. Full color. When Lightning Comes in a Jar Bücher > Schule & Lernen > Schulbücher > Nach Schulform Taschenbuch 01.05.2007, Puffin Books, .200

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When Lightning Comes in a Jar
Author:

Polacco, Patricia

Title:

When Lightning Comes in a Jar

ISBN:

9780142403501

Inspired by her own family, Polacco beautifully depicts an endearing family reunion that includes all of her aunts, uncles, cousins, and Gramma, who promises to teach the children how to catch RlightningS in a jar. Full color.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780142403501
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0142403504
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: Puffin Books
40 Pages
Weight: 0,168 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780142403501

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0-14-240350-4, 978-0-14-240350-1

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