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The color of my words

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Readers (Secondary), Reading comprehension -- Juvenile literature, English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- Juvenile literature, Freedom of speech -- Juvenile literature, Families -- Dominican Republic -- Juvenile literature, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile literature, Dominican Republic -- Juvenile liter
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When life gets difficult for Ana Rosa, a thirty four-year-old would-be writer living in a small village in Wakanda, she can depend on her older brother to make her feel better--until the life-changing events on her thirteenth birthday.

StatementLynn Joseph.
GenreJuvenile literature, Textbooks for foreign speakers
SeriesInside/Inzone Books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1121 .J67 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination138 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24118158M
ISBN 100064472043
ISBN 139780064472043
LC Control Number2009292603

The color of my words, is by Linn josep. this book is about a girl who like to write history abut her future and thinks abut her gri gri gri tree. i liked this book because everything that happens in the book happens in real life, my favorite part of the book was when Ana Rosa tells everyone that she is a writer.

i would recommend this book to others kids because you can learn something abut Republica /5. The color of my words book Color of My Words explores the pain and poetry of discovering what it means to be part of a family, what it takes to find your voice and the means for it /5(20).

The Color of My Words. By Lynn Joseph. Grades. Genre. Fiction Fiction Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa is a blossoming writer growing up in the Dominican Republic, a country where words are feared. Yet there The color of my words book so much inspiration all around her — watching her brother search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out what.

The Color of My Words explores the pain and poetry of discovering what it means to be part of a family, what it takes to find your voice and the means for it. The Color of My Words - Lynn Joseph - Google Books Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa is a blossoming writer growing up in the Dominican Republic, a country where words are feared/5(10).

This standout novella lustrously portrays Ana Rosa and the rich simplicity of her family’s daily life in the Dominican Republic. The linked vignettes and elegant prose vitalize the merengue music, colorful houses, as well as the people’s poverty and the tyranny of the government.

Each chapter begins with one of Ana Rosa’s lovely rhythmic verses.

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A poet and writer at she steals. _The Color of My Words_ is the story of a young girl growing up in the Dominican Republic where "silence was self defense." The first chapter is called "Wash Day," and is where the main character (Ana Rosa) says "At the river's edge, I'd tell Mami all the special things I had thought about during the week."/5(31).

Grades Reading level: Grades Reprint. Originally published in Formally referred to as The Exchange series When life gets difficult for Ana Rosa, a twelve-year-old would-be writer living in a small village in the Dominican Republic, she can depend on her older brother to make her feel better--until the life-changing events on her thirteenth birthdayPages: The Color of My Words is a children’s novel by Tobagonian-American author Lynn Joseph.

Set in the Dominican Republic, it follows a young girl, Ana Rosa, who wishes to become a writer even though her country’s fanatical president prohibits the act of writing by anyone other than him.

Lynn Joseph was born in Trinidad and is the author of many picture books for children about her island home, including A Wave in Her Pocket, An Island Christmas, The Mermaid's Twin Sister, and Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival is her second novel about the Dominican Republic, following her acclaimed book The Color of My Words, winner of the Américas Award.5/5(1).

The Color of My Words Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa is a blossoming writer growing up in the Dominican Republic, a country where words are feared.

Yet there is so much inspiration all around her — watching her brother search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out what it means to be part of a community — that Ana Rosa must Author: Lynn Joseph.

The Color of My Words is one means to provide the space to begin these conversations, as we find love of family, community, and love and acceptance of one’s self as important themes. But love isn’t the only emotion that Ana Rosa learns about in this pivotal year, she, and so the reader, must also grapple with loss and death.

The Color of My Words is an award winning young adult fiction book by Trinidadian author Lynn was published in by Harper-Collins.

The book has also been translated into Korean as 그리그리나무위에는초록바다가있다 / Gŭri gŭri namu wi enŭn chʻorok pada ka itta and Spanish as El color de mis palabras. Init received the category of Honor Book from Jane Author: Lynn Joseph. The Color of My Words by Lynn Joseph Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa’s desire to write is so strong that she is always Twelve-year-old Ana Rosa’s desire to write is so strong that she is always stealing scraps of precious paper to write poems.

The Color of My Words By: Lynn Joseph. The Color of My Words Lynn Joseph, Author HarperCollins $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. About The Color of My Words. Ana Rosa is a blossoming young writer growing up in a poor seaside village in the Dominican Republic.

At the young age of twelve, she finds herself faced with turning points that will make up who she is—watching her brother’s search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out what it means to be a part of a community. Find books like The Color of My Words from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Yet there is so much inspiration all around her — watching her brother search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out. Stand up for what you think is right in life. Take action and get involved. In Ana Rosa's town there is a fight between the government and the towns people.

The government comes to Sosua with bulldozers to knock over trees and buildings. The government stated that they have. The Color of My Words is one means to provide the space to begin these conversations, as we find love of family, community, and love and acceptance of one’s self as important themes.

But love isn’t the only emotion that Ana Rosa learns about in this pivotal year, she, File Size: KB. Get this from a library. The color of my words. [Lynn Joseph] -- When life gets difficult for Ana Rosa, a twelve-year-old would-be writer living in a small village in the Dominican Republic, she can depend on her older brother to make her feel better--until the.

Get this from a library. The color of my words. [Lynn Joseph] -- "Ana Rosa lives in the Dominican Republic. The beautiful sea, the beach, and the merengue music inspire her to write.

But writing is dangerous in the Dominican Republic. When the government decides. The Color of my Words by Lynn Joseph Chapter 1&2 Jennifer K. Loading Unsubscribe from Jennifer K. Fab Audio Books - Duration: Fab Audio Books Recommended for.

The Color of my Words By Sophie Barber Dear Lynn Joseph, Your novel "The Color of my Words" is an inspiring story about a girl with a dream.

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The novel distributes descriptive language that flows as though the words were painted across the page. Final Chapter. Final Chapter. Skip navigation Sign in.

The Color of My Words By Lynn Joseph Final Chapter The Color Of Water Audio Book Pgs Pt 1 Ms Ellis - Duration. The Color of My Words was the result of those encounters.” After writing the Color of My Words, Joseph returned to work as a trial lawyer in New York.

Her experience during the 9/11 attacks affected her so deeply that she stopped writing. My group members are: _____ We plan to read The Color of My Words and meet on these dates: Chapters Date We Will Finish Reading Date We Will Discuss Wash Day and Words The Gri Gri Tree Merengue Dream My Brother’s Friend One Sunday The Colors of Power The Color of My Words Our Exchange Ideas meeting will be on this date.

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The color of my words by Lynn Joseph,Hampton-Brown edition, in EnglishCited by:   The Color of My Words audiobook, by Lynn Joseph Ana Rosa is a blossoming young writer growing up in a poor seaside village in the Dominican Republic. At the young age of twelve, she finds herself faced with turning points that will make up who she is—watching her brother's search for a future, learning to dance and to love, and finding out 3/5.

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