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I Can Hear the Sun

Title

I Can Hear the Sun

Illustrator

Patricia Polacco

Publisher

Penguin Young Readers Group

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780698118577

Pages

40 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Stephanie Michelle, who cares for animals and listens to the sun, believes the homeless child, Fondo, when he tells her that the geese have invited him to fly away with them.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Topic

Family Relationships; Homelessness; homeless child

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Family Formation

none

Awards

American Booksellers Pick of the Lists, Fall, 1996
Eureka! California in Children's Literature, 2003
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

friendship; geese; lake; blind

Diversity Impact

indirect

I Can Hear the Sun

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