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The poetry of us : with favorites from Maya Angelou, Walt Whitman, Gwendolyn Brooks, and more : more than 200 poems that celebrate the people, places, and passions of the United States

Author: J Patrick Lewis
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experience the great diversity of America on a trip through each of the 50 states and the many cultures, traditions, histories, and passions that define us. Taste sweet blueberries and baked beans in New England, hear the bustle of city music and the call of market vendors in the Mid-Atlantic, and watch the sunrise over gentle ridges and silent swamps in the Southeast. Attend city parades and small-town festivals in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis
ISBN: 9781426331855 1426331851 9781426331862 142633186X
OCLC Number: 1002419089
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: New England --
Mid-Atlantic --
Southeast --
Midwest --
Great Plains --
Rocky Mountain West --
Pacific Coast --
Territories.
Responsibility: edited by J. Patrick Lewis, former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate.

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It's all about us! Join former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis on a lyrical journey through the United States to experience the wonders of America's people and places via 200+  Read more...

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