Sweet, Sweet Fig Banana by Phillis Gershator

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Soto takes some of the bananas he has grown to share with his friends at the Market Square where his mother works.
 

About Phillis Gershator

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Phillis Gershator is the author of 20 books for children, including Honi's Circle of Trees (JPS,1995). A former children's librarian, she is a recipient of the Anne Izard Storyteller's Choice Award.
 
Published March 1, 1996 by Albert Whitman & Co. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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Soto plants a banana shoot by his home in the Virgin Islands and oversees its growth;

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Despite some appealing views of Caribbean customs, poor pacing and clumsy transitions mar Gershator's (Tukama Tootles the Flute) latest effort. A boy named Soto spends nine long months watching his ba

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A boy named Soto spends nine long months watching his banana tree grow and waiting for it to produce sweet fig bananas (""When the bananas gettin' yellow?"" he asks his mother).

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