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Sing a Song of Tuna Fish Like every fifth grader, Esm Raji Codell spent her days within the small world of school, neighborhood, and family But this small world provides rich material for the often hilarious, always engrossing stories and vignettes in this book Esm tells us about the night she and her mother became egg vigilantes against an illegally parked car her freewheeling first school, where kids could choose disco dancing instead of math her dangerous neighborhood, which her father made seem friendly and wondrous the Passover dinner when she stole a matzoh right out from under a rabbi the awe inspiring, life threatening Chicago snowstorms and lessons about love from tea reading gypsies and Popeye cartoons. New Download Sing a Song of Tuna Fish [ by ] Esmé Raji Codell [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

    10 thoughts on “Read Online ↠ Sing a Song of Tuna FishKindle By É Esmé Raji Codell ã – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

  1. A collection of fun autobiographical stories I think we could all write a book like this if we thought hard enough, but not everyone could write them as clearly and with such humor Grandma s Fun House was my favorite However, I gave it only three stars because none of the s...

  2. Picked this up at the Belmont library Was expecting a cutesy kids book but instead got a refreshingly honest, entertaining memoir that both the kids and I are enjoying immensely The stories occur in 1979 in Chicago when the writer was t...

  3. Memories of her childhood, growing up in Chicago

  4. A lovely memoir of a Chicago childhood Warts and all.

  5. Really sweet and funny memoir I like that she doesn t really sugar coat anything The only thing is that the word g psy is used a few times, although I get maybe one use because most people don t know what Romany means.

  6. I loved Codell s novel, Sahara Special, so I was looking forward to reading this memoir of Codell s fifth grade years I found it rather disappointing, however Parts of it are riotously funny and hit just the right notes there s an episode in which young Esme talks her friend into punching her in the mouth, in the hope of avoiding this week s piano lesson that s particularly great and there are great one liners as well, such as when Esme states that a particular rabbi looks like a Jewish I loved Codell s novel, Sahara Special, so I was looking forward to reading t...

  7. Where were YOU during the Chicago Blizzard of 1979 I ve used this as the end of the year read aloud with fifth grade for a couple of years now Opening the story is the fantastic chapter Egg Patrol We love it Hopefully the Esme Raji Codell s preface about memories and writing memoirs will encouragethan a few students to not toss their end of the year drafts, bu...

  8. I thought this was hilariously witty but was surprised it was written towards children I think adults can relate to her sense of humor about the good ol days, like the pet section of your local Woolworths store, but I am not sure a kid would pick it up to read Having said that, I really enjoyed reminiscing about the relatable things we did as kids that didn t seem like a big deal back then but are now so obsolete we have to explain it to our kids And it is funny It made me want to go have lu I thought this was hilariously witty but was surprised it was written towards children I think adults can relate to her sense...

  9. I saw Esme Raji Codell speak on campus and really enjoyed her presentation, so I was excited to listen to this audiobook She reads it herself and does a great job with the voices and accents The stories themselves are very detailed, funny and sweet vignettes of her childhood in Chicago It s aimed at children, and encourages them to keep diaries so one day they can remember their own childhoods I enjoyed all the stories individually, but ultimately the book doesn t really have a narrative It I saw Esme Raji Codell speak on campus and really enjoyed her presentation, so I was excited to listen to this audiobook She reads it herself and...

  10. I got this book of short childhood memoirs for my soon to be a 4th grader, but I don t think he would be into them They re a little advanced, in some waysthere are some wonderful stories in there, though My favorite was one about Esme and her cousin and how they decorate their grandma s house for a party when she falls asleep on the couch.Set in Chicago in 1979 if any of you are from Chicago, and born before 1970, you would almost certainly enjoy this Otherwise, I think 10 12 year old gi I got this book of short childhood memoirs for my soon to be a 4th grader, but I don t think he would be into them They re a little advanced, in some waysthere are some wonderful stories in there, though My favorite was one a...