Smoky Night
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Smoky Night

ISBN: 0-15-201884-0

by Eve Bunting

In a night of rioting, Daniel and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter. “Diaz has not been afraid to take risks in illustrating the story with thickly textured paintings against a background of torn-paper and found-object collage. Without becoming cluttered or gimmicky, these pictures manage to capture a calamitous atmosphere that finally calms. . . . Both author and artist have managed to portray a politically charged event without pretense or preaching.”—The Bulletin

Paperback, 36 pages

Appropriate mentor text for:
Expository Writing: Literary Nonfiction


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