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Clifton, Lucille 1936-2010

Overview
Works: 275 works in 609 publications in 2 languages and 35,543 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Biography  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Picture books  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Signer, Performer, Lyricist, Speaker
Classifications: PZ8.3.C573, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lucille Clifton
Publications by Lucille Clifton
Publications by Lucille Clifton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lucille Clifton
Everett Anderson's goodbye by Lucille Clifton( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,243 libraries worldwide
Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies
Blessing the boats : new and selected poems, 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Overview: Winner of the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry, Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 is the culminating achievement of Lucille's Clifton longstanding poetry career. This long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets writing today includes poems written during the past four years as well as generous selections from Lucille Clifton's award-winning collections Next: New Poems, Quilting and The Terrible Stories. Clifton employs brilliantly honed language, stunning images and sharp rhythms to address the whole of human experience. Hers is a poetry that is passionate and wise, not afraid to confront our most salient issues
Everett Anderson's Christmas coming by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Relates, in verse, the excitement and joy of a young boy anticipating as well as celebrating Christmas in the city
The boy who didn't believe in spring by Lucille Clifton( Book )
16 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is "just around the corner."
Three wishes by Lucille Clifton( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession
The lucky stone by Lucille Clifton( Book )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
A lucky stone provides good fortune for its various owners
The book of light by Lucille Clifton( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
Twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Clifton extends her already formidable powers of revelation with these new poems. Her song springs almost spontaneously from her imagination to stitch surreality with concrete imagery drawn from temporal reality, revealing an essential mystery and wisdom from within
My friend Jacob by Lucille Clifton( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
A young boy tells about Jacob, who, though older and mentally slower, helps him a lot and is his very best friend
Good woman : poems and a memoir, 1969-1980 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
A retrospective collection of all this black poet's work plus a memoir in prose
Some of the days of Everett Anderson by Lucille Clifton( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 811 libraries worldwide
Nine poems about a boy who likes to play in the rain, is not afraid of the dark, and sometimes feels lonely
Everett Anderson's nine month long by Lucille Clifton( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 libraries worldwide
A small boy and his family anticipate the birth of their newest member
Everett Anderson's friend by Lucille Clifton( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Having eagerly anticipated the new neighbors, a boy is disappointed to get a whole family of girls
Everett Anderson's year by Lucille Clifton( Book )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Chronicles, in verse, the month-to-month activities of seven-year-old Everett Anderson throughout the seasons of the year
Quilting : poems, 1987-1990 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by the author divided into sections: Log Cabin; Catalpa Flower; Eight-pointed Star; Tree of Life; Prayer
Everett Anderson's 1 2 3 by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 libraries worldwide
As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right
The times they used to be by Lucille Clifton( Book )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved
Next : new poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Mercy : poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
American Poets Continuum series. In her 12th book of poetry, a National Book Award winner speaks to the tenuous relationship between mothers and daughters, the debilitating power of cancer, and much more
Good news about the earth : new poems by Lucille Clifton( Book )
6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Sounds of poetry : with Bill Moyers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Eleven of the poets featured at the 1998 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival in Waterloo Village, N.J. read selections of their verse and talk with Bill Moyers about the language of poetry
 
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Alternative Names
Lucille Clifton Amerikaans auteur
Lucille Clifton amerikansk poet
Lucille Clifton poetessa estatunidenca
Lucille Clifton poétesse américaine
Lucille Clifton poetisa estadounidense
Lucille Clifton US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Hochschullehrerin
Sayles, Lucille 1936-2010
Sayles, Thelam Lucille 1936-2010
Sayles, Thelma Lucille 1936-2010
Люсіль Кліфтон
לוסיל קליפטון
לוסיל קליפטון משוררת אמריקאית
لوجللە جلفتۆن
لوسیل کلیفتون شاعر آمریکایی
ലുസീൽ ക്ലിഫ്ടൺ
クリフトン, ルシール
ルシール・クリフトン
露西里·克列夫顿
Languages
English (207)
Japanese (1)
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