Can't Sit Still by Karen Elisa Lotz
(Picture Puffins)

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Chantlike rhythms and realistic illustrations highlight this journey through the seasons focusing on an inner-city girl and her lively, colorful neighborhood.
 

About Karen Elisa Lotz

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Karen E. Lotz is a children's book editor and the author of Snowsong Whistling (Dutton and Puffin). Collen Browning is an award-winning painter and the author of Working Out a Painting.
 
Published June 1, 1993 by Dutton Juvenile. 480 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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Scattered about the page and almost free of punctuation, the text dances with her, with back-slanted italics deftly marking the change in mood when momma speaks--``jump two/bump two/drag the bag/four flights of steps/tomorrow's garbage day/momma says/here you go baby/you forgot the tuna/put down ...

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A spirited African American girl demonstrates how she enjoys each of the year's four seasons in her city neighborhood in this ambitious and accomplished picture book. The heroine pedals her bike in au

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An energetic African American girl revels in the smells and sensations each season brings to her city block.

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A spirited African American girl demonstrates how she enjoys each of the year's four seasons in her city neighborhood in this ambitious and accomplished picture book. The heroine pedals her bike in au

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