The Friendly Four (Hardcover)
Amistad Press, 9780060007591, 48pp.
Publication Date: June 13, 2006
THE FRIENDLY FOUR
Celebrate summer with Coretta Scott King Award winners Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Drum: Didn't I call this summer a bummer?
All: Not anymore, not anymore.
Drum: I was alone, and life was lonely.
All: But not anymore,
Drum: 'cause we're the Friendly Four
When Drum, Dorene, Louis, and Rae enter one another's lives unexpectedly, they embark on an unforgettable summer of discovery and creative play together. With individual poems and poems for multiple voices, Eloise Greenfield follows four children as they explore the bonds of friendship, family, and community.