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Worlds apart : traveling with Fernie and me : poems / by Gary Soto ; illustrated by Greg Clarke.

Soto, Gary. (Author). Clarke, Greg, 1959- (Added Author).
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Thief River Falls Public Library j 811.54 SOT (Text) 35500003509278 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 039924218X
  • Physical Description: 56 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005.

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Summary, etc.: Eager to see what lies beyond their own back yards, Fernie and his friend take an imaginary trip around the world.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2005 March #2
    Gr. 4-6. The two middle-school best friends who appeared in Fearless Fernie (2001) are together again, but this time they leave behind their backyards and their school and take off to tour the world. Whether the boys are on safari in Kenya, on the beach in Hawaii, sharing a salami sausage snack in Sicily, or craving Mexican food in Taiwan, the simple, mischievous poems and black-and-white cartoonlike art show that the imaginary global adventures are never really far from home. It's the friendship story, both silly and affectionate, that is the real subject. The most moving poem, "The Road Not Taken . . . in Peru," a takeoff on Robert Frost's classic, finds the friends choosing separate paths, then retracing steps ("He went down mine, me his") to find themselves wiser for traveling both roads. ((Reviewed March 15, 2005)) Copyright 2005 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Voyages, Imaginary > Juvenile poetry.
Travelers > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Travel > Juvenile poetry.
Imagination > Poetry.
Travel > Poetry.
Voyages around the world > Poetry.
American poetry.
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