Zinzi: A Child's Journey to Self-Fulfillment, Giving and Caring

Lynnette C. Velasco

Editore: Worldwide Publications, Inc., 1998
ISBN 10: 0966182316 / ISBN 13: 9780966182316
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Riassunto: Zinzi, A Child s Journey to Self fulfillment, Giving and Caring by Lynnette C. Velasco is a book that every parent and teacher must give as a gift to every child. Pride, respect and dignity overwhelm each page that interchangeably illustrates and radiates with Zinzi's discovery of her ancestral past roots as a queen in Egypt. You'll particularly fancy the illustrative references throughout this magnificent book that engulf responsibility from the young character, Zinzi, and as she wears full safety gear while skating down the streets of her new neighborhood one day. Her feelings of un-fulfillment in noticing a changed environment leads her to entertain herself and bring life to her neighborhood. The picture of her jumping in front of the setting sun is breathtaking. Later on, you can feel her emotions while she stands gazing over her family while they are engaged in communication at the table, and something many families do not entertain today. She is thinking back in time to when she was an African princess. There's mother talking and laughing with Zinzi while stirring some hot tea after family time. You can just feel the warmness and smell the sweet aroma piping from this beautiful book that is deserving of a Caldecott Award. Reader's will be swept away when able to envision Zinzi reading a book about Egypt. On this magical journey of knowledge, you will share Zinzi s pride as she reinvents herself, best friend Carmen and brother Asi becoming African Kings and Queens. You will also be able to reinact this ceremony that children from 5 to 99 will enjoy.

L'autore: Lynnette Velasco is blessed to travel a successful though at times bumpy career road as a writer. She is a political consultant, businesswoman and most importantly, poet and children's book author. She was honored by the PEN American Center as an emerging writer of color for her children's book, Zinzi: A Child's Journey to Self Fulfillment, Giving and Caring. Zinzi was chosen to become part of the distinguished children's book collection, the du Grummond Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is also developing a self esteem enriching product line, "Good Thoughts for Young Folks," that will include bookmarks, journals, and greeting cards. She visits New York City public and charter schools and enjoys doing Author Read Aloud programs with students.

She holds a BA in English from Hampton University. Lynnette's theme is "Literacy for learning, for living, for life!"

Ms. Velasco belongs to the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, the New York Association of Black Journalists and Black Americans in Publishing. She is a contributor to the Essence Best Seller list book of essays to encourage literacy, Turn the Page and You Don t Stop: Sharing Successful Chapters in Our Lives With Children, edited by Patrick M. Oliver.

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Titolo: Zinzi: A Child's Journey to Self-Fulfillment...
Casa editrice: Worldwide Publications, Inc.
Data di pubblicazione: 1998

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Lynnette C. Velasco
Editore: Worldwide Publications, Inc.
ISBN 10: 0966182316 ISBN 13: 9780966182316
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Descrizione libro Worldwide Publications, Inc. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. Very Good: Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Codice libro della libreria 2661837482

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