Books by Monica Gunning

AMERICA, MY NEW HOME by Monica Gunning
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"An attractive, thoughtful addition to poetry collections. (Poetry. 8-12)"
Jamaica-born Gunning turns from her previous offerings of Caribbean poems to these free-verse and rhyming poems about the immigrant experience. Read full book review >
UNDER THE BREADFRUIT TREE by Monica Gunning
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1998

"Readers will learn more about Jamaica from these sensitive poems than many visitors to the island ever do. (Poetry. 7-10)"
A moving collage of poems and illustrations recreates the daily life of a girl growing up in Jamaica, introducing friends and relatives in her life, and reflecting her observations. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"An appealing tribute. (Poetry/Picture book. 4-10)"
Quiet, gracefully cadenced descriptions by a Jamaican-born author make a likable complement to Lessac's affectionate evocations of the island scene. Read full book review >