National Geographic Children's Books The Poetry of US: ...People, Places, and Passions of the United States
National Geographic Children's Books The Poetry of US: ...People, Places, and Passions of the United States

The Poetry of US: ...People, Places, and Passions of the United States

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Publication Date: September 25, 2018

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Author: Lewis, J. Patrick
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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

 

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 through 200+ inspiring poems and stunning photographs.

Celebrate the gift of language and the vibrant culture of the United States with this collection of classic and never-before-published poetry. Poems are arranged by region, from coast to coast, and among them you’ll find works by Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Naomi Shihab Nye, Walt Whitman, and more.

 

From the familiar to the surprising, subjects include people, places, landmarks, monuments, nature, and celebrations. Designed for sharing, but geared to younger readers, this beautifully illustrated treasury is a must-have for the whole family.


Series Overview: Third in a series following National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry (Fall 2013), named one of the Best Children’s Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews, and National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry (Fall 2015).

 

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