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Children's Fiction Emotions & Feelings

Marco and Michela

by (author) Satu Repo

photographs by Vincenzo Pietropaolo

with Giuliana Colalillo

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1985
Emotions & Feelings
Recommended Age
8 to 10
Recommended Grade
3 to 5
Recommended Reading age
8 to 10
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1985
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1985
    List Price

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This volume in the Where We Live series follows the lives of the children of Italian migrants to big-city Canada.
When the saw Tony's nasty smile, the Severino twins knew they were in trouble. But would they let big Tony get away with stealing their money? No, they wouldn't. And as they found out, if you use your brains, you can stop bullies from pushing you around. The stories in this collection show kids who use considerable ingenuity to overcome problems in their lives.
Marco and Michela evokes the richness of lives filled with more than one culture.

About the authors

SATU REPO is the executive editor of Our Schools/Our Selves: A Magazine for Canadian Education Activists. She teaches in the Social Science Department of Atkinson College, York University.

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Vincenzo Pietropaolo is an award-winning photographer whose work has been widely published in Canada and abroad. An Italian-Canadian, he and his family immigrated to Canada in 1959. He is the author of Celebration of Resistance: Ontario's Days of Action (1999), Not Paved With Gold: Italian-Canadian Immigrants in the 1970s (2006), and Harvest Pilgrims: (2010), as well as many other books. In 2010 he was awarded the Cesar E. Chavez Black Eagle Award (Cultural) by the UFCW for his work photographing migrant workers and recording their stories. This work is the basis of Harvest Pilgrims.


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