Year of the jungle

by Suzanne Collins

Publisher: Scholastic Press in New York, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Separation (Psychology),
  • Soldiers,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Children of military personnel,
  • Fiction

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Suzy spends her year in first grade waiting for her father, who is serving in Vietnam, and when the postcards stop coming she worries that he will never make it home.

Edition Notes

Statementby Suzanne Collins ; illustrated by James Proimos
ContributionsProimos, James, ill
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C6837 Ye 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25290794M
ISBN 109780545425162
LC Control Number2012015346

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Product details Item Weight: pounds Lexile Measure: ADL Hardcover: 40 pages ISBN ISBN Publisher: Scholastic Press; Illustrated Edition (Septem ) Product Dimensions: x x inches Reading level: 4 and up Language:: EnglishCited by: 1.

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It is about the year Collins's father was deployed to Vietnam when she was a child. Year of the Jungle Memories from the Home Front.

By James Proimos, Suzanne Collins. Grades. Genre. Fiction New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins has created a deeply moving autobiographical picture book about a father who must go off to the war in Vietnam, and the daughter who stays young Suzy's.

The Jungle Book () G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. The Jungle Book, collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling, published in The Second Jungle Book, published incontains stories linked by poems.

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The Jungle is a novel by Upton Sinclair, published serially in and as a book in An exposé of the American meatpacking industry and the horrors endured by immigrant workers generated public outrage resulting in passage of federal legislation that improved food quality and working conditions. The Seeonee pack of wolves in the jungle head to their family lair when, thanks to the gossip of the jackal Tabaqui, they hear Shere Khan, the tiger with a pronounced limp but passion for fighting, is approaching.

Mother Wolf protects her four cubs but is amazed to see a little, naked, brown human cub running into the cave. He is the prey that the tiger is looking for. Feral Dreams takes the story of Mowgli, the human child, the main character of Rudyard Kipling’s novel, The Jungle Book, forward in time.

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A collection of stories that offer lessons about moral behavior. The main character is Mowgli, a boy who was raised in the jungle by wolves. Mowgli encounters many other animals, some friendly, others dangerous. The main characters include the bear Baloo, the panther Bagheera, and the tiger Shere Khan.

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Copyright goes to Disney Enterprises. Get this from a library. Year of the jungle. [Suzanne Collins; James Proimos] -- Suzy spends her year in first grade waiting for her father, who is serving in Vietnam, and when the postcards stop coming she worries that he will never make it home.

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Unlike in "Rikki-tikki-tavi," where the setting gets a little more muddled in terms of post-colonialism, the jungle in Mowgli's.

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Indian-American Neel Sethi was born on Decemin New York City. He is a child actor who landed a break-out role as Mowgli in John Favreau's live-action version of the classic tale 'The Jungle Book'. He also starred in the short film 'Diwali' ().

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“Year of the Jungle” is narrated by a little red-haired girl named Sue, whose father reads her poems by Ogden Nash.

Her favorite is about a dragon named Custard that “keeps crying for .