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Publisher Comments:

Honey. Beeswax. Pollinate. Hive. Colony. Work. Dance. Communicate. Industrious. Buzz. Sting. Cooperate.

Where would we be without them? Where would we be without one another?

In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time—our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet—and leaves us feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed.

Synopsis:

Nye ("A Maze Me: Poems for Girls") pays tribute to the essentials in life--loved ones, memories, the planet--in this new collection of more than 80 poems sure to leave readers feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed. Features beautiful jacket art by Chris Raschka.

About the Author

Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet, essayist, and novelist. She has received a Lannan Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and four Pushcart Prizes. Her collection 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the author of two acclaimed novels for teens, Habibi and Going Going, and her essay "Maintenance" appeared in The Best American Essays, 1991, edited by Joyce Carol Oates. School Library Journal said of her collection of essays, Never in a Hurry, "The author has the ability to perceive and describe her surroundings so skillfully that readers are drawn into these experiences and are enriched in the process." Naomi Shihab Nye describes herself as "a wandering poet." She calls San Antonio, Texas, home.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060853907
Author:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Author:
by Naomi Shihab Nye
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.125 x 5 x 0.69 in 8 oz
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , Nye ("A Maze Me: Poems for Girls") pays tribute to the essentials in life--loved ones, memories, the planet--in this new collection of more than 80 poems sure to leave readers feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed. Features beautiful jacket art by Chris Raschka.
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