|Statement||[by] Leonard S. Bernstein.|
|LC Classifications||PS3552.E736 B5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||71157983|
Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bernstein, Leonard S. Black snowman & other poems. London, New York, Abelard-Schuman . Due to the length and complexity of the story, The Black Snowman is suitable for a slightly older audience than is typical for the picture-book format. A large, clear typeface makes it accessible to newly independent readers, while Byard's large, bold illustrations make it a candidate for reading aloud to the same age group/5(21). Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near fine. First Edition. Fine hardcover copy of "The Black Snowman And Other Poems" by Leonard S. Bernstein in a near fine dust jacket. 1st edition originally priced $ Signed and inscribed on the verso of the front free end paper. Light edge wear to jacket with offsetting to front flap. And the snowman comes to old cloth is actually the remnant of an African kente, worn ages ago among the grass huts of western Africa by an aged storyteller. With the magic of the kente, the spirit of that storyteller lives on and the Black Snowman comes to life to tell stories to Jacob and his brother.
This New York Times bestseller is soon to be a major motion picture from Universal Pictures starring Michael Fassbender and opening wide Octo Inspector Harry Hole is tested to the very limits of his sanity by a killer with a strange signature: a snowman. One night, after the year's first snowfall, a boy named Jonas wakes up and discovers that his /5(). Overview. My kindergarten and first grade students love The Black Snowman and often ask to hear it again. They voted it their favorite book of the year in I use this book as a read-aloud for many different purposes, like learning about yourself, learning about your family and history, art concepts, feelings, and more. Bernstein, Leonard S. THE BLACK SNOWMAN & Other Poems 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Abelard-Schuman Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Name of Book: The Black Snowman. Author: Phil Mendez. Illustrator: Carole Byard Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks. Audience: ages 8+. Summary: Christmas stories don’t usually begin in the grasslands of Africa with an old man preparing to tell the stories of his people, aided by his magic kente cloth. The storytelling session is interrupted by the arrival of slave traders.
The Black Snowman is a story of a young black boy named Jacob who’s very sad and bitter. It’s almost Christmas and his mother is poor. It’s almost Christmas and his mother is poor. He equates being black with being poor and comes to believe that all black things are bad; black magic, black people, black everything! The Black Snowman Phil Mendez, Author, Carole M. Byard Mendez, in his first book, weaves a stirring tale of Jacob's transformation from a bitter victim of his situation into a proud fighter. A disillusioned black boy discovers his heritage as well as his own self-worth with the help of a magical snowman made from city slush. An ALA Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field Social Studies. Full color.4/5(1). Go beyond a simple book report. See the progress your students make while they are reading! The Black Snowman Reading Journal: The Black Snowman: Mixed Review Literature Unit The Black Snowman mixed review - print all section questions at once (options for multiple keys) Extended Activities Extended Activities. The Black Snowman: Analogies.