Snowflakes Fall

By MACLACHLAN, Patricia

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ISBN
978-0-385-37693-8 978-0-375-97328-4 978-0-375-98219-4
Publisher
Random


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on September 1, 2013  |  Fiction

PreS-Gr 3—A gentle picture book created as tribute to the victims of the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In his dedication, Kellogg expresses his hope that this book "celebrates the laughter, the playful high spirits, and the uniqueness of the children of Sandy Hook and of children everywhere." And indeed, the image of falling snowflakes-"Flake/After flake/After flake/Each one a pattern/All its own-/No two the same-/All beautiful"-makes an affecting metaphor. MacLachlan's lyrical and understated poem describes snowflakes s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on October 1, 2013

“Snowflakes / Fall / Drift / And swirl together / Like the voices of children” as MacLachlan lets fly a string of snowy moments and metaphors about falling snow, scary snow, sledding snow, and finally melting snow, rain, and renewal. It’s lovely if meande...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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