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Publisher Comments:

In a night of rioting, Daniel and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter. and#8220;Diaz has not been afraid to take risks in illustrating the story with thickly textured paintings against a background of torn-paper and found-object collage. Without becoming cluttered or gimmicky, these pictures manage to capture a calamitous atmosphere that finally calms. . . . Both author and artist have managed to portray a politically charged event without pretense or preaching.and#8221;--The Bulletin

Synopsis:

In this Caldecott Medal-winning modern classic, a young boy and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter during a night of rioting.

Synopsis:

Eve Buntingandrsquo;s heartfelt story and David Diazandrsquo;s dramatic illustrations create a compelling childandrsquo;s-eye view of urban violence. A young boy and his mother are forced to flee their apartment during a night of rioting in Los Angeles. Fires and looting force neighborsandmdash;who have always avoided one anotherandmdash;to come together in the face of danger and concern for their missing pets. David Diaz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his bold acrylic paint and photo-collage illustrations.

Synopsis:

During a night of rioting in Los Angeles, fires and looting force neighbors--who have always avoided one another--to come together. David Diaz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his bold acrylic paint and photo-collage illustrations.

About the Author

EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152699543
ill.:
Diaz, David,
Author:
Diaz, David
Author:
Bunting, Eve
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Social Situations - Violence
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Human relations
Subject:
Riots
Subject:
Neighborliness
Subject:
Neighborliness -- Fiction.
Subject:
Riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- Juvenile fiction.
Subject:
Riots -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / Violence
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Violence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
9478
Publication Date:
19990401
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 0.97 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Smoky Night
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Product details 40 pages Harcourt Children's Books - English 9780152699543 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
In this Caldecott Medal-winning modern classic, a young boy and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter during a night of rioting.
"Synopsis" by ,
Eve Buntingandrsquo;s heartfelt story and David Diazandrsquo;s dramatic illustrations create a compelling childandrsquo;s-eye view of urban violence. A young boy and his mother are forced to flee their apartment during a night of rioting in Los Angeles. Fires and looting force neighborsandmdash;who have always avoided one anotherandmdash;to come together in the face of danger and concern for their missing pets. David Diaz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his bold acrylic paint and photo-collage illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
During a night of rioting in Los Angeles, fires and looting force neighbors--who have always avoided one another--to come together. David Diaz was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his bold acrylic paint and photo-collage illustrations.

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