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  • Published: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 136 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781402210747 (hbk.)
  • 1402210744 (hbk.)

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Poetry speaks who I am

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Call number: Teen 808.81 Po

Available Copies: Downtown Teen, Traverwood Teen

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"Hear the poets read their own work"--Cover.

"Poems of discovery, inspiration, independence, and everything else"--Cover.

Includes index.

Eternity / -- Perhaps the world ends here / -- Still I rise / -- Cinderella's diary / -- Vampire's serenade / -- Alone / -- Alone / -- Caroline / -- "What are friends for..." / -- I loved my friend / -- In the fifth-grade locker room / -- Bra shopping / -- Blood charm / -- Pause / -- The delight song of Tsoai-talee / -- Indian education / -- One art / -- Here / -- Haiku / -- Good girl / -- Bad boats / -- No images / -- won't you celebrate with me / -- What I'm telling you / -- How I learned to sweep / -- Sonnet 130 / -- Litany / -- A teenage couple / -- Free period / -- Zodiac / -- The Skokie theater / -- Valentine / -- An angry Valentine / -- What great grief has made the empress mute / -- Mad girl's love song / -- How we heard the name / -- The gladiator / -- Worth / -- I am a Black / -- Lost sister / -- Flash cards / -- Arithmetic / -- Dream variations / -- Dreams / -- Blackberry-picking / -- Manners / -- Mascara / -- from For a girl beginning / -- Every day it is always there / -- Dear Mama (4) / -- A boy in a bed in the dark / -- The talk / -- A small poem / -- Fears of the eighth grade / -- When I have fears that I may cease to be / -- Death of a snowman / -- Oatmeal / -- Eating poetry / -- The bagel / -- Hope is the thing with feathers / -- If I can stop one heart from breaking / -- The Duke's castle / -- Ozymandias / -- The sacred / -- The road not taken / -- Prowess / -- What we might be, what we are / -- Sideman / -- XVIII. Oh, when I was in love with you / -- Sometimes with one I love / -- In the desert / -- Annabel Lee / -- The summer of black widows / -- Permanently / -- A dog on his master / -- Mowing / -- Seal / -- Seahorses / -- So far / -- The germ / -- Baseball / -- Poetry slalom / -- How I discovered poetry / -- Used book shop / -- The survivor / -- New clothes / -- Mediation / -- A fable / -- Houses / -- Snowmen / -- The floral apron / -- Abuelito who / -- Legacies / -- Instead of her own / -- Tia Chucha / -- The adversary / -- What your mother tells you now / -- 33 / -- 49 / -- What are heavy? / -- The wind / -- Acquainted with the night / -- When you are old / -- "Nobody can counsel and help you" / -- "Live a while in these books" / -- Here yet be dragons / -- Sedna / -- The writer /

Collects more than one hundred poems for young readers, with selections by Maya Angelou, Arthur Sze, Langston Hughes, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, William Butler Yeats, and others; and includes an audio CD with some of the poets reading their works.

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