Counting to Tar Beach – Faith Ringgold

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Count all the good things from one to ten that Cassie and her family take to the rooftop for their scrumptious picnic on Tar Beach.

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Counting to Tar Beach

Lemonade, chickens, watermelons, and chocolate chip cookies are just some of the things they’re going to enjoy. Toddlers will love learning to count with this delicious introduction to numbers.

About the Author

Faith Ringgold was born in Harlem in 1930. She received a degree in art education from the City College of New York and was an art teacher long before she became a professional artist. She is best known for her “painted story quilts,” some of which hang in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Tar Beach, RinggoldÕs first book for children, won the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration and was named a Caldecott Honor Book. Ringgold is now a professor of art at the University of California at San Diego. She lives in California and in New Jersey.

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