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American Poetry (Poetry for Young People)

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Publisher Comments:

and#8220;I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear...and#8221; and#8212;Walt Whitman

American Poetry offers a collection of 26 verses by our finest poets, all with their unique perspective on the land they loved and accompanied by remarkable paintings that enhance the meaning of the words. Here, beautifully illustrated, are such unforgettable works as Robert Frost's pensive and#8220;Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,and#8221; Ralph Waldo Emerson's powerful and#8220;Concord Hymn,and#8221; Langston Hughesand#8217; majestic and#8220;The Negro Speaks of Rivers,and#8221; Carl Sandburgand#8217;s and#8220;Jazz Fantasia,and#8221; and Maya Angelouand#8217;s and#8220;Harlem Hopscotch.and#8221; Of course, some poems are just sheer funand#8212;especially the beloved ode to our national pastime, and#8220;Casey at the Bat.and#8221;

Synopsis:

“ I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear...” — Walt Whitman

American Poetry offers a collection of 26 verses by our finest poets, all with their unique perspective on the land they loved and accompanied by remarkable paintings that enhance the meaning of the words. Here, beautifully illustrated, are such unforgettable works as Robert Frost's pensive “ Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, ” Ralph Waldo Emerson's powerful “ Concord Hymn, ” Langston Hughes’ majestic “ The Negro Speaks of Rivers, ” Carl Sandburg’ s “ Jazz Fantasia, ” and Maya Angelou’ s “ Harlem Hopscotch.” Of course, some poems are just sheer fun— especially the beloved ode to our national pastime, “ Casey at the Bat.”

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402705175
Editor:
Hollander, John
Author:
Comport, Sally Wern
Editor:
Hollander, John
Author:
Hollander, John
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Young adult poetry, American
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Poetry for Young People
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20040301
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , “ I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear...” — Walt Whitman

American Poetry offers a collection of 26 verses by our finest poets, all with their unique perspective on the land they loved and accompanied by remarkable paintings that enhance the meaning of the words. Here, beautifully illustrated, are such unforgettable works as Robert Frost's pensive “ Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, ” Ralph Waldo Emerson's powerful “ Concord Hymn, ” Langston Hughes’ majestic “ The Negro Speaks of Rivers, ” Carl Sandburg’ s “ Jazz Fantasia, ” and Maya Angelou’ s “ Harlem Hopscotch.” Of course, some poems are just sheer fun— especially the beloved ode to our national pastime, “ Casey at the Bat.”

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