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9 edition of The color of home found in the catalog.

The color of home

by Mary Hoffman

  • 364 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Phyllis Fogelman Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Somalia
    • Subjects:
    • Somali Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
    • Somali Americans -- Fiction,
    • Refugees -- Fiction,
    • Immigrants -- Fiction,
    • Emigration and immigration -- Fiction,
    • Homesickness -- Fiction,
    • Painting -- Fiction,
    • Somalia -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Hassan, newly-arrived in the United States and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave.

      Edition Notes

      Originally published: Great Britain : F. Lincoln, c2002.

      StatementMary Hoffman ; pictures by Karin Littlewood.
      GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
      ContributionsLittlewood, Karin, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.H67562 Co 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939789M
      ISBN 100803728417
      LC Control Number2001007393

      Get this from a library! The colour of home. [Mary Hoffman; Karin Littlewood] -- Hassan feels out of place in a new, cold, grey country. At school he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, covered with harsh colours of war from which his family fled. Things change. The Color of Home By Mary Hoffman Illustrated by Karin Littlewood Published by Penguin Group “ Readers gain a realistic child’s perspective on what it is like to be forced to emigrate from a war-torn country.” —Ajokei T. I. Kokodoko, School Library Journal Find a .

      The Colour of Home Press Reviews. This is a warm, ultimately hopeful story about the world of a refugee child, and the compassion and understanding shown to him by his teachers and schoolmates. The Ultimate First Book Guide. This book was published three years ago in , but it is quite simply a masterpiece of the picture-book form and cannot. This Shared Reading and Writing The Color of Home Lesson Plan is suitable for 3rd Grade. Investigate the book "The Colour of Home" with a week-long set of Shared Reading and Writing lessons. You'll examine the use of commas to separate clauses, and phrases in a sentence, engage in wonderful discussions, and, write a narrative after completing the shared experiences.

      Click to read more about Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. I liked this book a lot. The big idea of the story was to share the main character, Hassan's, life when he was in Somalia. I liked the language in this book /5(12).   NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Richard Rothstein about his new book, The Color of Law, which details how federal housing policies in the .


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The Colour of Home is a picture book which is not funny, not silly, not cute, yet it is bright, colourful and attractive. Best of all, the story engages children on an emotional level, and makes them think a bit/5. The Color of Home is a story of love, of loss, of digging deep down to the bottom of things until maybe, just maybe, Nick and Sassa find the strength to become whole.

Their journey offers a unique, honest glimpse into the life and love of a palpably rare relationship of our time/5(50). The Color of Home. Hassan and his family move from war-torn Somalia in Africa to the United States. At school, Hassan uses paint to share the story of his old home and the reason he and his family left.

Hassan and his family move from war-torn Somalia in Africa to the United States. The Color of Home is a tragic, joyous, intellectual novel of perpetual searching, told in the context of a modern urban love story.

The principal characters, Nick and Sassa, collide in New York and appear to find magic with each other.

But these two aren't shallow yuppies, skimming through life/5. The Color of Home is a great book about a boy named Hassan. He came over to America from Somalia and is having trouble adjusting to life here in America. He didn¿t understand anything, but a few words. When he was asked to draw a picture he drew a beautiful house The color of home book his family out front/5(2).

The Color of Home. Mary Hoffman. Fogelman Books, - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages. 0 Reviews. This remarkably moving picture book follows first-grader Hassan through his first few days at school.

Hassan has only recently arrived in the United States after he and his family were forced to flee Somalia, and he deeply misses the colorful landscape of his former home in Africa. Bestselling author Mary Hoffman is renowned for writing about social issues for children.

This big book edition for use in schools tackles a highly topical and controversial subject in a sensitive, non-patronizing and interesting way. It also contains vivid artwork by up-and-coming illustrator Karin /5(5). The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman is a great picture book to promote immigration, a sense of belonging, creativity and resilience.

Hassan and his family are forced to move from Somalia to England because of war. The Color of Home; The Color of Home. Mary Hoffman. Illustrated by. Book Theme: ELL Stories The Refugee Experience: Books for Children.

Purchase Book. Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language. When Hassan's parents put up his next picture on the wall, Hassan notices the maroon prayer mat, a bright green cushion and his sister Naima's pink dress - the new colours of home.

About the Author Karin Littlewood studied Graphic Design at the University of Northumbria, followed by an MA in illustration at Manchester Metropolitan s: The Colour of Home - book, teaching resources, story, cards, mat, sequencing, primary resources, play, Early Years (EYFS), KS1 & KS2 Primary Teaching.

Her pictures are loose—one might say unstable—moving at second glance with all the color and light that create a comfort zone for the young boy's predicament. The subtext of Hassan's family as persecuted Muslims might give children pause to find a new perspective on today's headlines.

(Picture book. The Color of Home is a story of love, of loss, of digging deep down to the bottom of things until maybe, just maybe, Nick and Sassa find the strength to become whole. Their journey offers a unique, honest glimpse into the life and love of a palpably rare relationship of our time. While every land displays color in its own unique way, Hassan's perception of America as dull and gray is as much a function of his homesickness and his traumatic war experience as it may be of geographic or physical differences in his new home.

Discuss with children what it means and feels like to be homesick. Mary Hoffman does not write this book with an insider’s perspective, but I still find the book to be a valuable addition to my multicultural library.

From Mary Hoffman’s website: The story for The Colour of Home was made up by me but based on the experiences of lots. We came home from the library recently with a very special story: The Colour of Home by Mary Hoffman and illustrated by Karin Littlewood (Frances Lincoln, ).

Our attention was first caught by the radiant smiles on the front cover but as soon as we leafed through the book, we realised that there was a darker side to the story. Description of the book "The Colour of Home": Hassan feels out of place in a new cold, grey country.

At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, covered with the harsh colours of war from which his family has fled. He tells his teacher about their voyage from Mogadishu to Mombasa, then to the refugee camp and on to England.

The colors and understated maturity of this book make it an excellent introduction into the interior lives of child immigrants from war zones. The child understands a great deal more than he lets on in this story-just like in real life, except one wouldn't know it from the flat characters many picture books present their readers with/5(20).

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Mary Hoffman. Mary Hoffman has written over books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over million well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very 5/5(1).Mary's other picture books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home with Karin Littlewood and An Angel Just Like Me with Cornelius van Wright, as well as the hugely successful The Great Big Book of Families, The Great Big Book of Feelings, and Welcome to the Family, all with Ros Asquith.

The colors and understated maturity of this Reviews:   Inspired by the book "The Colour of Home" by Mary Hoffman. Sound by Peter Gray. Music by Malcom Lane. Directed by Marie Lenclos. "Thank you! Fantastic job.