My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood

My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood


Illustrator: Shane Evans

Format
Hardcover
Price
$16.99
 
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780670012855
  • 40 Pages
  • Viking Books for Young Readers
  • 3-7 years

Overview

What color is your mood?

On a really good day, Jamie feels purple like the first bite of a juicy cold plum.

And with a crayon in his hand, Jamie eases into a green feeling–like a dragon dancing through a jungle made of green jello.

But when his brothers push him around and make fun of his drawings, Jamie feels like a dark gray storm brewing.

What will it take to put Jamie back in a bright-feeling mood?

Through Jamie, young readers will learn to describe how they’re feeling in a unique way.


My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood is a 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book.

Praise

Praise for My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood by Tameka Fryer Brown:

“In a free-wheeling style and going far beyond the usual pairings of colors with moods… a nicely sophisticated exploration.” —Kirkus 

“It’s valuable both for its believable exposition of Jamie’s interior world and for its warm portrait of the life of a nonwhite family in which sharing is essential, rules are followed, conflicts are resolved, and meals are enjoyed together.” —Publishers Weekly

“An excellent jumping-off point for discussion—or writing—about readers’ own colorful moods.” —Booklist
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