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Lives : Poems About Famous Americans
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
31 p.  
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ISBN 9780060277673
Publisher Summary
The poetry of Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, X.J. Kennedy, and others introduces sixteen Americans who have influenced the nation's history for the better

Poetry that makes us appreciate the magnitude of lives

filled with courage, enthusiasm, inspiration.

Lives: Poems About Famous Americans is the ideal introduction to sixteen American personalities who have changed the course of history. Favorite anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins has brought together the work of a number of accomplished writers and poets, among them Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, and X. J. Kennedy, to portray such figures as Sacagawea, Babe Ruth, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Leslie Staubs portraits contain a poetry of their own, capturing a bit of history in the glint of smile or the reach of a hand. Lives is a book for all readers to savor.

Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council
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