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Greetings Sun - Cover
Greetings Sun
Phillis and David Gershator, DK Publishing, Inc. 1998
Beautifully simple paintings depict children of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Carribean. Inspired from African praise songs, the children are on a journey, greeting the Sun, the day, and the different living beings in Nature.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5)
Languages: English
Book Types: Poetry/Song
Identity Groups: African American, Carribean
Special Topics: Bedtime/Nighttime, Celebrations and Holidays
Strands: Care & Love of Nature, Joy in Diversity, Global Awareness