Marilyn Singer, Author
Poetry
Turtle in July

Illustrated by: Jerry Pinkney
Published by: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Awards: An NCTE Notable Book, 1989. Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1989, the New York Times. Best Children's Books of 1989, Time Magazine. A Reading Rainbow review book, 1994.
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TURTLE IN JULY

(excerpt)

Turtle in July

Heavy
Heavy hot
Heavy hot hangs
Thick sticky
Icky
But I lie
Nose high
Cool pool
No fool
A turtle in July

 

 

 

Copyright © 1989 by Marilyn Singer

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