In The Yummy: The Last Days Of A Southside Shorty By G.

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In the Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri and illustrated by Randy DuBurke The author does not hand down any easy answer to the storyline of Yummy The real-world facts are available. The book asks hard questions as we watch Yummy’s life and strange toughness, even as his story turns tragic. This is a story that needs to be told and I need to be told to kids. The illustrator Randy DuBurke creates a book that feels both realistic and as beautifully stylized as any old noir. Playing not just with expressions and characters but with light and shadow as well. He helps make it far more compelling than it would be merely on its own. Texts such as these “encourage readers to interact with the text and with one another by…show more content…
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