[PDF/EPUB] Roxaboxen ☆ Alice McLerran


  • Paperback
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  • Roxaboxen
  • Alice McLerran
  • en
  • 11 November 2017
  • 9780060526337

10 thoughts on “Roxaboxen

  1. says:

    Don't be misled by my rating this really is a good book The illustrations while not the best I've ever seen from Cooney are reliably high in uality and McLerran's prose captures the voice of her elderly relative recounting their childhood games My failure to enjoy the book is rooted in my personal dissatisfaction with where my life has taken me and my regrets over lost opportunities and wasted potential I can see objectively th

  2. says:

    A wonderful story about some children who make up a land of their own and call it Roxaboxen They make streets out of rows of pebbles and use boxes for beds and tables Soon shops horses and a whole society evolves with a mayor policeman and as much icecream as you can eat Beautiful book about childhood imagination and how it seems

  3. says:

    This was my

  4. says:

    I'm giving this book five stars because I was tearing up by the end of it There was nothing really amazing about the style of writing and yet the story itself and the splendid illustrations really struck a chord with me resounding back to my own sense of play as a child and bringing forth a certain nostalgia Even though I have my own dear home now a real home part of me still longs for the day when I would find stones and sticks and bits

  5. says:

    Ah nostalgia This book really got to me I remember using a stick as a horse a box or a table with blanket as a f

  6. says:

    My daughter liked this book enough to ask me to read it two times but I'm the one who really likes it It gives me sentimental chills This nostalgic tale of childhood is something I could relate to but my daughte

  7. says:

    This delightfully nostalgic tale really brought me back to my own childhood when I constructed entire worlds in my imaginary play with my own country Arcania that had its own language and history The old carriage

  8. says:

    A few years ago I had my creative writing classes write a children's story and since it had been 30 or so years since I'd picked up any sort of children's book I enlisted my mom for help An elementary teacher she has her pulse on good books

  9. says:

    Wow The memories this one brought back The empty lot across from my friend Linda's house approaching dusk we used sticks to outline the rooms of our mansion and milkweed pod candles to light the hallways Chilly autumn air Going into the warm house afterward to the smell of my mother baking my favorite cookiesIf I could have just one day to go back and do it all again

  10. says:

    Wait what have I never ratedreviewed this Gasp This was pretty much my favorite book ever when I was a kid It's really sweet and beautifully writtenillustrated It's still one of my favorite books to this day

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Roxaboxen

From two time Caldecott Medal winning illustrator Barbara Cooney and celebrated children’s book author Alice McLerran comes Roxaboxen a treasured story about the magic of a child’s imagination This picture book is an excellent choice This was my favorite book as a child Granted I m completely biased because it s about my great grandmother Anna May and her sisters and the author is my cousin

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To share during homeschooling in particular for children ages 4 to 6 It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for childrenMarian called it Roxboxen There across the road it looked like any rocky hill nothing Ah nostalgia This book really got to me I remember using a stick as a horse a box or a table with blanket as a fort and with a group of other kids inventing all sorts of games my childhood favorite we called chase The fact that at the end of the book there s a note that indicates this is historical fiction there was a Roxaboxen a place where the author s mother played The fact that she turned her mother s play activity years before into a book is just so cool and also wonderful is that her aunt who is mentioned by name in the story accompanied her while she did research for the bookThe story captures perfectly how children can use their imaginations to create a rich and fully detailed play worldThe illustrations in lovely desert hues seem very authentic and I really enjoyed themThis is a uiet and rather simply told story but kids of all generations and adults with intact memories are likely to feel a keen sense of recognition The story with pictures is lovely and communicates a universal truth about childhood play It s really lovely Earthfall (Homecoming, read and as a supplement for activity books for childrenMarian called it Roxboxen There across the A Daddy for Christmas road it looked like any Banned in Britain rocky hill nothing Ah nostalgia This book Hour of the Beast really got to me I Dictionary Of Dreams remember using a stick as a horse a box or a table with blanket as a fort and with a group of other kids inventing all sorts of games my childhood favorite we called chase The fact that at the end of the book there s a note that indicates this is historical fiction there was a Roxaboxen a place where the author s mother played The fact that she turned her mother s play activity years before into a book is just so cool and also wonderful is that her aunt who is mentioned by name in the story accompanied her while she did The Love of a Latino research for the bookThe story captures perfectly how children can use their imaginations to create a Other Days, Other Eyes rich and fully detailed play worldThe illustrations in lovely desert hues seem very authentic and I Deception Island really enjoyed themThis is a uiet and The Family rather simply told story but kids of all generations and adults with intact memories are likely to feel a keen sense of The First Partition of Poland recognition The story with pictures is lovely and communicates a universal truth about childhood play It s The Hero of Varay really lovely

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But sand and rocks and some old wooden boxes But it was a special place And all children needed to go there was a long stick and a soaring imagination“A celebration of the transforming magic of the imagination An original” ALA Bookli This delightfully nostalgic tale really brought me back to my own childhood when I constructed entire worlds in my imaginary play with my own country Arcania that had its own language and history The old carriage house in our back yard was alternately a castle a prison or a mountain I vividly recall the day I almost rolled off the roof onto the jagged rocks beneath while the little wooded area beside it was a forest and the little valley with the tulip tree an elfin glen Children when left to their own devices which if it can be safely managed I strongly believe should be done at least some of the time have incredibly rich inner lives and will use whatever materials and locations are to hand in constructing those livesThis is something that Alice McLerran who based her story on a real neighborhood playground created by her mother and her mother s sisters and friends understands Roxaboxen is a tribute to that disappeared playground initially just a local hill with a bunch of rocks and broken boxes on it and to the many hours of enjoyment the neighborhood children got out of it creating their own town with houses and shops Who hasn t played pretend pony as the children do here Or gone into business and set up shop These common childhood games are brilliantly captured here both by McLerran s narrative and by Barbara Cooney s appealing illustrations Highly highly recommended Earthfall (Homecoming, rocks and some old wooden boxes But it was a special place And all children needed to go there was a long stick and a soaring imagination“A celebration of the transforming magic of the imagination An original” ALA Bookli This delightfully nostalgic tale A Daddy for Christmas really brought me back to my own childhood when I constructed entire worlds in my imaginary play with my own country Arcania that had its own language and history The old carriage house in our back yard was alternately a castle a prison or a mountain I vividly Banned in Britain recall the day I almost Hour of the Beast rolled off the Dictionary Of Dreams roof onto the jagged The Love of a Latino rocks beneath while the little wooded area beside it was a forest and the little valley with the tulip tree an elfin glen Children when left to their own devices which if it can be safely managed I strongly believe should be done at least some of the time have incredibly Other Days, Other Eyes rich inner lives and will use whatever materials and locations are to hand in constructing those livesThis is something that Alice McLerran who based her story on a Deception Island real neighborhood playground created by her mother and her mother s sisters and friends understands Roxaboxen is a tribute to that disappeared playground initially just a local hill with a bunch of The Family rocks and broken boxes on it and to the many hours of enjoyment the neighborhood children got out of it creating their own town with houses and shops Who hasn t played pretend pony as the children do here Or gone into business and set up shop These common childhood games are brilliantly captured here both by McLerran s narrative and by Barbara Cooney s appealing illustrations Highly highly The First Partition of Poland recommended