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My Man Blue
My Man Blue

$ 6.99

My Man Blue

Nikki Grimes (A) and Jerome LaGarrique (ILT)

List Price: $6.99  (Paperback - Poetry / Friendship / Mentor - 1999)

Description: In 14 knowing, heartfelt poems, Nikki Grimes invites readers to witness the friendship that blossoms between Damon, an African-American boy without a father, and Blue, a tough-looking man who has lost his son to the streets. At first Damon isnt sure what to make of This rugged dude/ Who some folk think/ Looks fierce in clothes/ of midnight black. But the boy quickly discovers Blue harmless, gentle-giant side. In between shooting hoops and outings to the park, Blue fortifies Damon values and self-confidence. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8

Ashay says, "This book is one of a kind. To me Blue is the perfect Father Figure Friend that all fatherless boys should have in their life. I love this book. Must have in the classroom and school library."

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.5 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces

 

ISBN: AAFC978-0142301975

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