One Proud Penny (Hardcover)
Roaring Brook Press, 9781626722354, 40pp.
Publication Date: January 10, 2017
Who knew the life of a penny could be so exciting?
Born in 1983, our copper (well, zinc and copper as we find out) narrator travels everywhere from New York City to Portland, Oregon, to Puerto Rico describing in colorful detail his many adventures along the way.
Randy Siegel's quirky, informative text mixed with Serge Bloch's spare but exuberant illustrations (which make use of real pennies) make this book a must-have for lovers of American history or just a good story.
A Neal Porter Book