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"Grandfather and Thomas, who [first] appeared in Storm in the Night, return in a liberally illustrated beginning chapter book. They begin the day by fishing for trout, and finish it with a game of cards (Go fish) and a story. Stolz evokes the spirit of childhood with graceful descriptions and metaphor."—SLJ. "A graceful, quiet story that celebrates the richness of human relationships."—H.
Notable 1991 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)100 Books for Reading and Sharing 1991 (NY Public Library)
After spending the day fishing in the Gulf of Mexico with Grandfather, eight-year-old Thomas has a quiet evening on the porch hearing more about his African heritage
Number of Pages: 69
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Mary Stolz
Street Date: January 1, 1993
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-6851
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