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Twilight Comes Twice

Publication Information
Author:  Fletcher, Ralph Illustrator:  Kiesler, Kate
Title:  Twilight Comes Twice Date:  1997
Publisher:  Clarion Books City:  New York
ISBN, paperback:  0-395-84826-1 ISBN, hardback:  

Recommended audience:
Family:   Yes Young Adult:  
Picture:   Yes

General Information:
Book Type(s):    poetry, symbolic language, easy reading

GED Descriptor(s):   

The author describes in poetic prose the transition from dusk to night and night to dawn and the activities that take place during this quiet time.

Teaching Ideas:
The language of the book asks to be read aloud. The simple but memorable language provides excellent examples to demonstrate figurative language. Using the book as a model, students might want to contrast other similar opposites such as baby and child, school as a child and school as an adult, and holidays in a former homeland and holidays here.

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