The Nana’s house had no mirrors in it so she does not know what her face may look like, how hear clothes may fit on. .
The Nana’s house had no mirrors in it so she does not know what her face may look like, how hear clothes may fit on her, but she knows that she is beautiful in her Nana’s eyes. She saw things that are normally negative and took them as a positive. Of course, my students wouldn't necessarily understand everything that was mean by Ysaye Barnwell; yet, they understand and can discuss the reason there were no mirrors in Nana's house. Instead avoiding discussion about diversity and differences within a classroom, this book would allow for children to be open, honest, and hopefully aware of cultures which may be different from their ow.
A little girl discovers the beauty in herself-and the beauty of the world around her-not by looking in the mirror but by looking in her Nana's eyes. No Mirrors in My Nana's House. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 18 years ago. The story is so simple and the message is so necessary. What do we use a mirror for? Look for wrinkles, check for stains, is there a hair out of place, WHAT'S WRONG WITH US?
And so Nana's house is magical; because it has no mirrors, there are no.
And so Nana's house is magical; because it has no mirrors, there are no judgments about skin color, beauty, or poverty, and "I only knew love and I never knew hate. The artwork is made of bright, bold colors and expressive figures; the grandmother soars above the child wearing crooked pants, a mountain of strength and love. Barnwell’s resplendent, inspiring sentiments are a perfect read-aloud or sing-along, and readers will instantly warm to the joyous protagonist, taught by her Nana to celebrate life.
No mirrors to reflect the cracks in the wall, the clothes that don't fit, the trash in the hallway. The beauty in this child's world is in her Nana's eyes , Look closely at the illustrations in the book.
No Mirrors in My Nana's House. By Ysaye M. Barnwell. Glorious bright pictures by Synthia Saint James show us how to see the beauty, and the accompanying CD of Sweet Honey In The Rock singing the song lets us know how to hear i. saye M. Barnwell-a member of the popular a capella quintet of African American women, Sweet Honey In The Rock-wrote the music as well. as the lyrics for the song. This breathtaking hardcover picture book and CD will inspire children and adults alike. Published on September 1, 1998 by Harcourt Children's Books.
Nana's house doesn't have any mirrors Nana's house doesn't have any mirrors. Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry read No Mirrors in My Nana's House by Ysaye M.
Nana's house doesn't have any mirrors. That way, they can't see the reflection of the cracks in the wall or the clothes that don't fit. What they see and feel all around them, though, is love. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. Nana's house doesn't have any mirrors. No Mirrors in My Nana's House: Teacher Guide.