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Sheila Hamanaka

Forfatter af All the Colors of the Earth

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Omfatter også følgende navne: Sheila Hamanaka, Sheila Hamanaka, Shiela Hamanaka

Værker af Sheila Hamanaka

All the Colors of the Earth (1994) 1,339 eksemplarer
Peace Crane (1995) 62 eksemplarer
I Look like a Girl (1999) 56 eksemplarer
Grandparents Song (2003) 50 eksemplarer
The Journey (1990) 50 eksemplarer
Screen of Frogs: An Old Tale (1993) 47 eksemplarer
Bebop - a - Do - Walk (1995) 22 eksemplarer
Kamie Cat's Terrible Night (2010) 14 eksemplarer
A dangerous life (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Space (2005) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Class President (1948) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver1,059 eksemplarer
Class Clown (1987) — Illustrator — 914 eksemplarer
Molly the Brave and Me (1990) — Illustrator — 346 eksemplarer
School's Out! (1991) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver258 eksemplarer
Teacher's Pet (1988) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver230 eksemplarer
The Hokey Pokey (1997) — Illustrator — 216 eksemplarer
The Terrible Eek (1991) — Illustrator — 57 eksemplarer
Juliette Gordon Low: America's First Girl Scout (1988) — Illustrator — 48 eksemplarer
You Be the Bread and I'll Be the Cheese: Showing How We Care (1992) — Illustrator — 44 eksemplarer
The Twenty-Four-Hour Lipstick Mystery (1989) — Illustrator — 40 eksemplarer

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USA (birth)
Tappan, New York, USA
Priser og hædersbevisninger
American Book Award (1992)



This book jumped out at me with its beautiful illustrations and flowing, poem-like quality. I love how the author-illustrator, Sheila Hamanaka, includes curved, flowing text and muted colors that resemble watercolors; both make the book calming. The book is an "echo structure;" it has the same first line and last line: "Children come in all the colors of the earth and sky and sea." The body text of the book includes beautiful metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia and personification to describe the shades of children across the earth. For example: "The whispering golds of late summer grasses, And crackling russets of fallen leaves, The tinkling pinks of tiny seashells by the rumbling sea." Overall, this is a gorgeous book that celebrates the diversity of children and rejoices in their reveling in the beauty of life and the earth.… (mere)
AudraD | 40 andre anmeldelser | Jul 28, 2021 |
Reveals in verse that despite outward differences children everywhere are essentially the same and all are lovable.

(Scholastic) Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love — not black or white or yellow or red, but roaring brown, whispering gold, tinkling pink, and more.

Sheila Hamanaka's All the Colors of the Earth is a classic to share alongside such favorites as We're Different, We're the Same, All Are Welcome, and The World Needs More Purple People.
This beautifully illustrated book "celebrates the beauty of diversity to the fullest through engaging, rhyming text," commented Charnaie Gordon in her Brightly review. All the Colors of the Earth "would be a wonderful book to use in multicultural classrooms in schools."
"How better to celebrate ethnic diversity than to look to children, the hope of the future? This glorious picture book does just that."—Booklist
"A poetic picture book and an exemplary work of art. The simple text describes children's skin tones and hair in terms of natural phenomena and then describes love for these children with rich colors and flavors. A celebration of diversity." —School Library Journal
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EKiddieKollege | 40 andre anmeldelser | Dec 13, 2020 |
Famous authors and illustrators present a collection of prose and poetry exploring aspects of peace, from issues of personal and community violence to international conflict, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the environmental dangers of nuclear proliferation. Includes a bibliography of resource materials.
PAFM | 1 anden anmeldelse | Oct 19, 2019 |



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