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Author Hopkins, Lee Bennett.

Title Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more / written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn.

Imprint New York : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 031 HOP    Available
Edition 1st. ed.
Description 112 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents JANUARY. From "In memoriam" / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Arithmetic / Carl Sandburg -- A question for martin / Nikki Grimes -- Aphorisms / Benjamin Franklin -- Prayer for the lunar new year / Janet S. Wong -- FEBRUARY. My people / Langston Hughes -- Groundhog / Maria Fleming -- Flying man / Mother Goose -- Weather / Anonymous -- I love you / Anonymous -- From "The rainy day" / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Remembering Marian Anderson / Joyce Carol Thomas -- MARCH. Freedom! / Bobbi Katz -- Irish song for St. Patrick / Anonymous -- Spring / Prince Redcloud -- Introduction to poetry / Billy Collins -- Blue-butterfly day / Robert Frost -- Pencils / Beverly McLoughland -- APRIL. If you believe me / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- From "More opposites" / Richard Wilbur -- Earth, what will you give me? / Beverly McLoughland -- Little birds / Anonymous -- Comments on poetry / various artists -- MAY. Mother to son / Langston Hughes -- There was a young lady of Firle, and There was an old man with a beard / Edward Lear -- Fossil finds / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Memorial Day / Constance Andrea Keremes -- Now lift me close / Walt Whitman -- JUNE. Skipper / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A father's hands / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- from "Stay, June, stay" / Christina G. Rossetti -- The river is a piece of sky / John Ciardi -- First lady of twentieth-century sports / J. Patrick Lewis --
JULY. from Sing-Song / Christina G. Rossetti -- Fourth of July parade / Anonymous -- The ringmaster / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- St. Swithin's Day proverb / Anonymous -- The new colossus / Emma Lazarus -- AUGUST. Evening: Ponte al mare, Pisa / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Wishing for winter in summer / X. F. Kennedy -- SEPTEMBER. labor Day / Marci Ridlon / from James Lee / Robert Browning -- Oh, the Lord is good to me / John Chapman -- The naming of cats / T. S. Eliot -- Me x 2 yo x 2 / Jane Medina -- OCTOBER. Treasure words / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- In the moon of falling leaves / Joseph Bruchac -- Soccer, and Subways are people / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Chansons innocentes, II / E. E. Cummings -- NOVEMBER. Windshield wipers / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Windy nights / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Two lives are yours / Richard Armour -- Thanksgiving / Anonymous -- Iroquois prayer / Anonymous -- DECEMBER. I heard a bird sing / Oliver Herford -- Muffs / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Near the window tree / Karla Kuskin -- The Year / Felice Holman.
Summary Provides a listing of events, births of famous people, and holidays, with information and poetry about the twelve months of the year.
Subject Almanacs, Children's.
Added Author Alcorn, Stephen, ill.
ISBN 0060007656 (trade)
9780060007652 (trade)
0060007664 (lib. bdg.)
9780060007669 (lib. bdg.)

 
    
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