Saturday, June 13, 2009

Stanza by Jill Esbaum - ADVISABLE

Esbaum, Jill Stanza, illustrated by Jack E. Davis. Harcourt (Houghton), 2009. $16.00. PICTURE BOOK.

By night Stanza terrified the streets of his town with his brothers, Dirge and Fresco. By night however, Stanza wrote beautiful poetry and was afraid that he secret might be discovered. Then one day he can’t resist entering a jingle contest – how will his brothers react of Stanza turns out to be more than just a thug?

Stanza and his world is pretty cute and he send s a message about bring more than what others label you as.

EL – ADVISABLE. Cindy, Library-Teacher

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