What would you do if you had to live in a giant pile of garbage? Most of us prefer to have our trash trucked off to the landfill to be forgotten. But, for Cap'n Duffy St. Pierre, the sailor who spent most of 1987 sailing up and down the Atlantic Ocean with a boatload of garbage, that wasn't an option. This is the main conflict in Here Comes the Garbage Barge!, by amazing author Jonah Winter.
Next we read Antoinette Portis' Not a Box.
Read more about this great book and fun activities to go along with it.
Finally, since it's Poetry Month, I also shared Shel Silverstein's poem, "Sara Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out" from Where the Sidewalk Ends.
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