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America at war

Author: Lee Bennett Hopkins; Stephen Alcorn
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems about America at war from the Revolution to the Iraq war.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bennett Hopkins; Stephen Alcorn
ISBN: 9781416918325 1416918329
OCLC Number: 64770994
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 84 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue: Wish for Peace / Joan Bransfield Graham --
The American Revolution (1775-1783): Battle of Bunker Hill --
1775 / Ann Whitford Paul ; Stanzas / Anonymous ; Epitaph for a Concord Boy / Stanley Young ; From Lady of the Lake / Sir Walter Scott ; War Is Kind / Stephen Crane --
The Civil War (1861-1865): Brother Against Brother / Brenda Powelson-Vick ; Drummer / Cynthia Cotten ; The Whippoorwill Calls / Beverly McLoughland ; From Song of Myself / Walt Whitman ; Letter Home: July 1864 / J. Patrick Lewis ; Come Up from the Fields Father, from / Walt Whitman ; The Pony Chair / Tony Johnston --
World War I (1914-1918): Youth / Langston Hughes ; Grass / Carl Sandburg ; my sweet old etcetera / E. E. Cummings ; In Flanders Field / John McCrae ; Two Voices / David Westcott Brown ; Trophy, W. W. I / Janet Lewis ; There Will Come Soft Rains / Sara Teasdale --
World War II (1939-1945): Front Porch Knitting / Amy Ludwig Vanderwater ; Atlantic City Wartime / Nancy Wood ; The Hague, Holland --
May 10, 1940 / Heidi Bee Roemer ; World War II --
American Occupation --
Weinheim, Germany ; For Margarete / Heidi Bee Roemer ; As I Do Now / Kate McAllister Weaver ; Alphabet / Jane Yolen ; Once More --
For C.J.E. / Lee Bennett Hopkins ; America's Welcome Home / Henry Van Dyke --
Korean War (1950-1953): Not A War / Bruce Balan ; From Children and War --
III / John Sullivan ; Graveyard / Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; Two Sides of a Coin / Betsy Franco ; From Markings / Dag Hammerskjold --
Vietnam War (1957-1975): From Myths of Glory / John Kent, USMC ; Charms / Georgia Heard ; Kilroy / Eugene McCarthy ; Whispers to the Wall / Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; War is the Fiercest Art / Sara Holbrook ; What Were They Like / Denise Levertov ; Vietnam / Linda Ellsworth Crisalli ; From Children and War --
VII / John Sullivan ; Persian Gulf War ; Watching Kuwait Oil Fires on TV / Ann Wagner ; Desert Storm / Terri Cohlene ; Arms / Janet Settimo ; Missing / Cynthia Cotton ; My Brother's Shirt / Rebecca Kai Dotlich --
Iraqi War (2001- ): Care Package / Janet Settimo ; A Soldier's Letter to a Newborn Daughter / ; Joan Bransfield Graham ; From Children and War --
IV / John Sullivan ; To You / Karla Kuskin ; From Mechanical Birds / Denver Butson ; A Small Town Mourns Its First Casualty / Ben Myers ; Dreams / Langston Hughes --
Epilogue: Vocabulary Lesson / Ann Wagner --
Acknowledgments --
Index of Authors --
Index of Titles --
Index of First Lines
Responsibility: poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illlustrated by Stephen Alcorn.
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A collection of poems about America at war from the Revolution to the Iraq war.

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