Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Bird

Bird by Zetta Elliott, Shadra Strickland (Illustrator)
Bird, an artistic young African American boy, expresses himself through drawing as he struggles to understand his older brother's drug addiction and death, while a family friend, Uncle Son, provides guidance and understanding.

2 comments:

Kirkus Reviews said...

...With unusual depth and raw conviction, Elliott's child-centered narrative excels in this debut.

Hannah said...

Love this one!!