Keeping the night watch / Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis.
By: Smith, Hope Anita.
Contributor(s): Lewis, Earl B [illustrator.].Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 73 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780805072020; 0805072020.Subject(s): Families -- Juvenile poetry | Fathers -- Juvenile poetry | African Americans -- Juvenile poetry | Novels in verse | Family life -- Fiction | Fathers -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | African Americans | Families | Fathers | Novel in verse | Novel in verseGenre/Form: Novels in verse -- Juvenile fiction. | Novels in verse. | Juvenile works. | Poetry. | Novels in verse.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.5.S54 | Ke 2008
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We are family -- Family cooking instructions -- Pretending -- Sticks and stones -- Somebody's callin' my name -- Showdown at the O.K. Corral -- Family tales -- If you can't stand the heat ... -- Seven ways of looking at my father -- The night watchman -- Parents and teachers -- Unidentified family member (UFM) -- The jeweler -- Sign language -- A talk on the moon -- Mountain climbing -- The good stuff -- Crazy glue -- Place cards -- Man-to-man -- Maya's sonnet -- Preacher's sermon on the mount -- Tongue-tied -- Field trip -- Fences -- Lunch is a battlefield -- Row, row, row ... -- For real -- (Nick) Tuck -- Best-kept secret -- Can you hear me now? -- Zuri's ABCs -- Light at the end of the tunnel -- Blueprint -- Dance with me.
A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear.
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009.
Notable Children's Book (ALSC), Older Readers, 2009