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Jabberwalking

Author: Juan Felipe Herrera
Publisher: Somerville, Masachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A former United States Poet Laureate shares secrets about viewing the world from a poet's perspective, explaining how "jabberwalking" poets draw inspiration from everything they experience to express themselves in creative ways.
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Genre/Form: Junior
Didactic poetry
Juvenile works
Poésie didactique
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Felipe Herrera
ISBN: 9781536201406 1536201405 9780763692643 0763692646
OCLC Number: 1026503374
Awards: NCTE Notable Poetry Book, 2019
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids: Top Ten, 2018
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 137 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Juan Felipe Herrera.

Abstract:

A former United States Poet Laureate shares secrets about viewing the world from a poet's perspective, explaining how "jabberwalking" poets draw inspiration from everything they experience to express themselves in creative ways.

Can you walk and talk at the same time? What about Jabberwalk? Can you write and draw and walk and journal all at the same time? United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera can, and he's here to teach you everything he knows about being a real-life, bonified, Jabberwalking poet! Jabber Walkers write and speak for themselves and others no matter where their feet may take them - to Jabberwalk is to be a poet on the movce! And there's no stopping once you're a Jabber Walker, writing fast, fast, fast, scribble-poems-on-the-run. Scribble what you see. Scribble what you hear. It's all out there - let's go! ¡Vámonos! -- From dust jacket.

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