After first appearing in Honey, I Love and Other Poems (), now, Eloise Greenfield’s Honey, I Love, in which an African-American child joyfully recounts the. Booktopia has Honey, I Love by Eloise Greenfield. Buy a discounted Paperback of Honey, I Love online from Australia’s leading online bookstore. This Pin was discovered by Bank Street Library *. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

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A great example of this is when the main character is talking about when she visits with her cousin who is from the South and how the words spill out of his mouth slowly.

Honey, I Love

Mar 10, Ouida Robinson rated it really liked it. It is so beautiful, and it uses simple language. I think it’s the perfect read because it reminds everyone that life is about enjoying the simple things. Jan Greennfield Gilchrist Illustrator. Open Preview See a Problem? I think that some children would be interested in reading it especially with the rhyming poetry but I don’t think that it would attract a lot of children.

At the end of each thing she liked there was never a proper start to a new thing she liked. The book could be used for a poetry lesson, but it can also be used when discussing repetition or rhyme. The narrator, a young girl, describes many things she loves throughout her book: I do think that it is confusing at some points in the poem and it doesn’t make as much sense loe I would like it to especially for a young reader to understand.

I could use this book in my classroom to show poetry, do an activity about love, or just as a read aloud. I found it a fun read. I feel an appropriate age to be reading this independently is by 3rd grade.

This book is a collection of different poems of everything this little girl loves. I know kids will love this book because they will love the pictures and relatable story.

I think it is impressive for this young character to be able to convey that message to other children in such a pleasant way. Pre K – 3rd Grade 3. Sep 28, Zack McCurry rated it really liked it Shelves: A girl tells of all the things she loves such listening to her cousin, riding in her uncles car, going to the country where the church meet and sitting with her mother.

The little girl talks about everything she loves in life. It is a good story that could interest some readers. Jun 12, Tonia Holloway added it Shelves: Definitely a classic t Honey, I love is exactly the kind of poetry that I love to read.

Oct 10, Blair Herron rated it it was amazing. I found the poems to be eye opening and inspirational.

Honey, I Love by Eloise Greenfield

They used a lot of pastel colors for geeenfield scenery which really caught my eye. Grades Grade Equivalent Level: Some were rhyming every other line, yet sometimes, the words didn’t even stay on a line and just rolled off the end to symbolize the specific word.

So warm and happy and sweet. The illustration on that page literally show the words coming out of her cousins greennfield in a length type which creates the ideal of the elongated speech that she is talking about. My favorite part was when she brought up playing piano because I played piano growing up. Through the simple interactions of the characters children can easily relate recounting stories of their favorite times spent with family and friends.

Return to Book Page. In the classroom, Honey, I Love, can be used to discuss poetry and the different styles of poetry. She discusses her friend Lessie, her Aunt Roberta, and her cousin from the South. It also teaches them to appreciate life and the little things in it.

This format was different then most poetry books, and I thought this was a good thing because it reveals how simple poetry can be. My favorite poem “riding on a train” talked about all the beautiful scenes you would see riding on a train.

To practice phonemic awareness with my Pre-K students, we would create our own poem and pictures about summer.

Jan 17, Monique Clem rated it did not like it. A- The illustrations are endearing and warm, they help bring the words to life.

Of course there were some poems I liked more then others, my favorite was Live Myself, but I was able to apply all of them to my life in one way or another.

Jul 17, Raleigh Cowan rated it really liked it Shelves: