Pictures from Our Vacation

By Lynne Rae Perkins; Lynne Rae Perkins (Illustrator)
(Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780060850975, 40pp.)

Publication Date: April 2007

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Description

Snap

With their new cameras

Snap

a brother and sister

Snap

take pictures of their vacation.

But when they look at their photographs they see: 1. The back of Dad's head2. Feet3. A container of noodles

That's it?

Does 1 ] 2 + 3 = summer vacation?

What about how it felt to swim in the lake? What about the stories their cousins told and the taste of a just-invented strawberry and whipped cream dessert?

For those memories--the memories of summer and the memories of family that mean the most--they need to look someplace else. Someplace deep inside. Someplace permanent.




About the Author
Lynne Rae Perkins was awarded the Newbery Medal for Criss Cross. She is the author of three other novels All Alone in the Universe, As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth, and Nuts to You. Lynne Rae Perkins has also written and illustrated several picture books, including The Broken Cat; Snow Music, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and a Book Sense Top Ten Pick; Pictures from Our Vacation; and The Cardboard Piano. The author lives with her family in northern Michigan.

Lynne Rae Perkins was awarded the Newbery Medal for Criss Cross. She is the author of three other novels All Alone in the Universe, As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth, and Nuts to You. Lynne Rae Perkins has also written and illustrated several picture books, including The Broken Cat; Snow Music, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and a Book Sense Top Ten Pick; Pictures from Our Vacation; and The Cardboard Piano. The author lives with her family in northern Michigan.
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