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The Flag of Childhood: Poems from the Middle East

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Publisher Comments:

In this stirring anthology of sixty poems from the Middle East, honored anthologist Naomi Shihab Nye welcomes us to this lush, vivid world and beckons us to explore. Eloquent pieces from Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Iraq, and elsewhere open windows into the hearts and souls of people we usually meet only on the nightly news. What we see when we look through these windows is the love of family, friends, and for the Earth, the daily occurrences of life that touch us forever, the longing for a sense of place. What we learn is that beneath the veil of stereotypes, our human connections are stronger than our cultural differences.

Synopsis:

This abridged paperback edition of the award-winning "The Space Between Our Footsteps" features the work of poets from 19 countries in the Middle East, and is important reading to promote tolerance and understanding.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689851728
Other:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Selected by:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Selected:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Other:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Author:
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Ethnic - Other
Subject:
People & Places - Middle East
Subject:
Middle Eastern poetry
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Children's poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
00-127
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 2.87 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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