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When the World Didn't End: Poems
Teen Instagram sensation and author of Light Filters In @poeticpoison returns with a second collection of short, powerful poems about love, forgiveness, self-discovery, and what it’s like living after a hard-fought battle with depression.
For Every One
Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and later as a tribute to Walter Dean Myers, this stirring and inspirational poem is New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds’s rallying cry to the dreamers of the world.
Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience
Vecchione, Patrice (Edt)
This collection of sixty-four poems by poets who come from all over the world shares the experience of first- and second-generation young adult immigrants and refugees. Whether it’s cultural and language differences, homesickness, social exclusion, racism, stereotyping, or questions of identity, the Dreamers, immigrants, and refugee poets included here encourage readers to honor their roots as well as explore new paths, offering empathy and hope. Many of the struggles described are faced by young people everywhere: isolation, self-doubt, confusion, and emotional dislocation. But also joy, discovery, safety, and family. This is a hopeful, beautiful, and meaningful book for any reader.
19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems Of The Middle East
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Naomi Shihab Nye has been writing about being Arab-American, about Jerusalem, about the West Bank, about family all her life. These new and collected poems of the Middle East - sixty in all - appear together here for the first time.
Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems
A powerful work of poetry and nonfiction from award-winning author Margarita Engle.Hispanic history in the United States spans more than five centuries. The indigenous ancestry of mestizos on U.S territory extends tens of thousands of years. With Margarita Engle's award-winning poetry, Dreams from Many Rivers is a glimpse into a vast and complicated past.
Dark Sons (Blink)
A guy whose father ripped his heart out too.You and me, Ishmael, we’re brothers, two dark sons.Destroyed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys - modern-day Sam, and biblical Ishmael - unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness.
Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees In Cuba
Escaping from Nazi Germany to Cuba in 1939, a young Jewish refugee dreams of finding his parents again, befriends a local girl with painful secrets of her own, and discovers that the Nazi darkness is never far away.
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