My Little Wagon
Alma Powell. HarperFestival, $6.99 (18pp) ISBN 978-0-06-052193-6
Following her book America's Promise, Alma Powell pulls in with My Little Red Wagon/Mi Carrito in simultaneous English and Spanish editions, illus. by Marsha Winborn. A cheerful bear cub uses her red wagon for hauling things from toys to library books to baseball bats; in the end, Papa bear helps her pull a bag of trash in a neighborhood cleanup. All of the author's royalties will go to America's Promise: The Alliance for Youth, co-chaired by the author, consisting of 500 organizations dedicated to young people.
Reviewed on: 04/01/2003