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Mrs. Nelson's Class

Author: Marilyn Nelson
Publisher: Tillamook, OR : World Enough Writers, [2017] ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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Poems inspired by a 1955 family photo of Mrs. Nelson, a school teacher, and her 2nd grade elementary class. Mrs. Nelson was the only person of color in the photo with 20 white children. Twenty poets each "claimed" a child in the photo, and wrote one or two poems in the voice of the child, with perspectives about Mrs. Nelson and their own lives on a Salina, Kansas Air Force base.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Johnnie Edwina Mitchell Nelson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Nelson
ISBN: 9781937797034 1937797031
OCLC Number: 972500446
Notes: Poems by: Doug Anderson, Martha Collins, Alfred Corn, Annie Finch, Helen Frost, Margaret Gibson, Jeanine Hathaway, Andrew Hudgins, Mark Jarman, Peter Johnson, Meg kearney, Ron Koertge, David Mason, Leslie Monsour, Dinty W. Moore, Marilyn Nelson, Lesléa Newman, Michael Palma, Michael Waters, and Katherine Williams.
Description: 58 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Marilyn Nelson.

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Poems inspired by a 1955 family photo of Mrs. Nelson, a school teacher, and her 2nd grade elementary class. Mrs. Nelson was the only person of color in the photo with 20 white children. Twenty poets each "claimed" a child in the photo, and wrote one or two poems in the voice of the child, with perspectives about Mrs. Nelson and their own lives on a Salina, Kansas Air Force base.

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