Snow Day by Moria Fain

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Although Sister Agatha Ann asks her to write a poem, Maggie wants to draw it instead; a day of playing together in the snow resolves the dilemma.

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Published January 1, 1996 by Walker and Company. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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A car, the children's clothing, and Sister Agatha Ann's full-length habit help place the story, revealed as 1961 on the last page, but the plot seems convoluted for the simple resolution, and despite a text that implies that the siblings are various ages, Maggie's brothers and sisters look the sa...

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The lightweight text brims with the stereotypical details of a large Irish Catholic family, and the poem Maggie finally composes ends the story on a somewhat treacly note, but several descriptive turns of phrase fuel the story's energy.

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