Water Rolls, Water Rises/ El agua rueda, el agua sube

By MORA, Pat

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ISBN
9780892393251
Publisher
Children's Bk. Pr.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2014  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 1—In this bilingual book, Mora uses her travels around the world to talk about water in unique ways, while creating varied and compelling imagery. In the Grand Canyon, water is described as "skidding and slipping, swooping round bends, spinning...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2014

"Water rolls / onto the shore / under the sun, under the moon. / El agua rueda / hacia la orilla / bajo el sol, bajo la luna." Fourteen three-line verses, in English and Spanish, celebrate water in its many forms, from frost and fog to waves and waterfalls. Each verse is accompanied by a majestic double-page-spread painting from a specific place in the world, from Arizona to Zambia, and a visual index at the end of the book tells us ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

Fourteen three-line verses, in English and Spanish, celebrate water in its many forms. Each verse is accompanied by a majestic painting...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Water takes on a rich personality of its own in the narrative: “water . . . weaves down the street, strokes an old cat,” and “Filling deep wells, water hums in the dark.” The rhythmic, often alliterative verse (“Then water rests, drowsy in reservoirs, its glistening silence shimmers like stars. / Luego el agua descans...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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