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Looking like me by Christopher Myers

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Published by Egmont USA in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individuality -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- New York (State) -- Harlem -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Christopher Myers and Walter Dean Myers.
GenreFiction
ContributionsMyers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M9825 Loo 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23212727M
ISBN 109781606840016, 9781606840412
LC Control Number2009014640

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  Looking Like Me doesn't have a straightforward plot, but its primary focus is the rhythm and style of the writing, celebrating the diversity within the human community without emphasizing particular characters. I would give this book one and a half stars.4/5. Looking like Me. By Christopher Myers, Walter Dean Myers. Grades. R. Genre. Fiction Author Walter Dean Myers is the Children’s Literature Legacy Award winner.←In this splashy, rhythmic celebration of the wonders of life, Walter Dean Myer's hypnotic text combines with his son's fresh photo-collage illustrations to create a. In this splashy, rhythmic celebration of the wonders of life, Walter Dean Myer's hypnotic text combines with his son's fresh photo-collage illustrations to create a new picture book about self-esteem and growing up with an urban beat. Looking Like Me Walter Dean Myers Limited preview - He also collaborated with his son Christopher, an artist, on a number of picture books for young readers including We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart and Harlem, which received a Caldecott Honor Award, as well as the teen novel Autobiography of My Dead Brother. /5(9).

Looking Like Me Walter Dean Myers, Author, Christopher Myers, Illustrator, illus. by Christopher Myers Egmont USA $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.   This jumping, jazzy, joyful picture book by the award-winning author and his illustrator-son celebrates the greatness of every child, and of all the things that child can be. Looking Like Me Printables, Classroom Activities, Teacher Resources| When you look in a mirror, who do you see? A boy? A girl? A son? A daughter? A runner? A dancer? Whoever and whatever you see―just put out your fist and give yourself an "I am" BAM! This jumping, jazzy, joyful picture book by the award-winning team of Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers celebrates every child, and everything that a child can be/5(9).   The text’s two upper-case typefaces look like gritty, spray-painted stencils and whimsical woodcuts. There’s a touch of call-and-response in the refrain (“He put out his fist. / I gave it a BAM!”) that begs to be read aloud. This vibrant synthesis of poetry and pictures is a natural for classrooms and family sharing. (Picture book. )Author: Walter Dean Myers.

Go beyond a simple book report. See the progress your students make while they are reading! Looking Like Me Reading Journal: Looking Like Me: Mixed Review Literature Unit Looking Like Me mixed review - print all section questions at once (options for multiple keys) Extended Activities. From the books and toys to use in play with young children, to advice on guiding older children toward an unflappable sense of self, Does Anybody Else Look Like Me? is the first book to outline for parents how, exactly, to deflect the objectifying attention multiracial children receive.4/5(25).   Reading Ms. Creech’s book spurred me to investigate Mr. Walter Dean Myers and I found that he is not only a poet, but has a vast body of work for young adult and middle grade readers, as well as this fantastic picture book. LOOKING LIKE ME refers to each individual looking in the mirror and seeing all of the people they are and all of the. "Looking Like Me" by Walter Dean Myers Father Walter and son Christopher have collaborated previously (i.e.: Harlem: A Poem, named a Caldecott Honor). Once again the outcome has been a distinguished book.