Remember Me
OR

 
Mr. George Baker
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ILLUSTRATOR
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TYPE
AGE
Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6 
READABILITY
2.5 
PAGES
32 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
PUBLISHER
$5.94
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Paperback
ISBN 9780763633080
Publisher Summary
Harry sits on the porch with Mr. George Baker, an African American who is one hundred years old but can still dance and play the drums, waiting for the school bus that will take them both to the class where they are learning to read.

A best-selling author and illustrator pay tribute to the power of language and intergenerational bonds.

George Baker and Harry don’t seem the likeliest of friends. Yet, sitting side by side on George’s porch, waiting for the school bus to come, the two have plenty in common, this hundred-year-old musician with the crookedy fingers going tappidy on his knees and the young schoolboy whose shoelaces always need tying. They’re both learning to read, which is hard — but what’s easy is the warm friendship they share. In an inspired pairing, a best-selling author and illustrator pay tribute to the power of language and intergenerational bonds.
 
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