An Island Christmas (2020)

An Island Christmas Rosie s preparations for Christmas on the island of Trinidad include picking red petals for the sorrel drink and singing along with the parang band Stock portrays the joyful activity in freely painte
  • Title: An Island Christmas
  • Author: Lynn Joseph Catherine Stock
  • ISBN: 9780395587614
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rosie s preparations for Christmas on the island of Trinidad include picking red petals for the sorrel drink, and singing along with the parang band Stock portrays the joyful activity in freely painted watercolors that beautifully evoke the island setting and vibrant, warmhearted characters A welcome contribution Kirkus Reviews
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    1. Main Characters Rosie, Mom, Dad, and Ragboy Rosie s brother.First Person Point of View From RosieSetting Island in the southern Caribbean Sea during Christmas season Genre Traditional Multicultural Literature Lexile level 660L Upper Elementary Plot Rosie s preparations for Christmas on the island of Trinidad begin early In the beginning, Rosie is sent by her mother to pick red petals for the sorrel drink, which is a special dark red, aromatic Christmas drink, with a tangy taste After picking, pe [...]

    2. Joseph, Lynn An Island Christmas Illus by Catherine Stock Clarion, 1992 New York Island of Trinidad Picture Book.Lynn Joseph captures the true essence of Christmas in her story, An Island Christmas, about a Caribbean family s holiday traditions Through the use of grammatical structure and word choice, which reflect a gentle island rhythm, Joseph transports her audience to the ease and warmth of the Caribbean Island of Trinidad Accompanied by Catherine Stock s beautiful water colored pictures, fu [...]

    3. Christmas in July That s how it seems in Lynn Joseph s, An Island Christmas She describes the story of Christmas time and traditions that take place on the Carribean Island off the coast of Trinidad Through her use of native tongue and casual sentence structure, it is like she is there talking to you If you are having a hard time with her style of writing, luckily there are decent watercolor illustrations that will accompany the story Several days before the main holiday, two siblings busily pre [...]

    4. An Island ChritmassBy Clairion BookIllustrated By Catherine Stock.The book talked about the different ways countries celebrate the holidays in their own way This makes me interested in then various way countries that use a lunar calendar The children are so excited for the big feast even though they don t have presents to open for Christmas morning, but the food that they make is so special for the children It reminds me when I was a children growing in Vietnam we are a poor country we lucky jus [...]

    5. i like the book it should be in the worlds best book and i wish i cloud have this book and that if you read this book your heart will go boom the book made me feel very happy but now i want keep the book for ever i love this book so much i will love it like it is my child and my baby if i lose that book my heart will brake so then i will cry and cry and cry so i hope that i wont lose this book but you know what i have some thing that i love than this and i will die for and that thing is my fami [...]

    6. The narrator of the book is an excited young girl from the island of Trinidad, off the coast of Venezuela She gives a snap shot view of her family s Christmas celebrations Though the plot is simple and somewhat uneventful, it s fun to see the excitement of Christmas through the eyes of a child It s also interesting to observe the similarities and differences in the holiday traditions of another culture The water color paintings are fairly realistic and give life to a rather uninteresting text Th [...]

    7. This story is told heavily in vernacular it takes place in Trinidad, where the author is from.Despite being basically an extended list of preparation and celebration of Christmas in Trinidad, the narrative is engaging The Author s Note at the end adds some explanations, but it all feels comprehensible even without the that.My favorite part was probably their reuse of an old guava branch, stood in a pot of dirt and painted with white shoe polish, to approximate a snowy Christmas tree.

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