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Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: Curvaceous sixteen-year-old Xiomara Batista discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her fiercely religious mother's view of women, as well as her relationship to a world dominated by rape-culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y LP FICTION ACEVEDO

Henstra, Sarah

Summary: As penpals for a high school English assignment, poetry-loving sophomore Jonathan and popular-athlete senior Adam explore their growing relationship through a series of letters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HENSTRA

Scieszka, Jon

Summary: When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 500 SCIESZKA 2004

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they've written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penquin group 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION GRIMES

Joseph, Gilbert M

Summary: "A diverse collection of more than eighty selections, [including]... poetry, folklore, fiction, polemics, photo essays, songs, political cartoons, memoirs, satire, and scholarly writing"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.972 JOSEPH

Mustich, James

Summary: Encompassing fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children's books, history, and more, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die moves across cultures and through time to present an eclectic collection of titles, each described with the special enthusiasm readers summon when recommending a book to a friend.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 011 MUSTICH

Harrison, Jim

Summary: "His poems succeed on the basis of an open heart and a still-ravenous appetite for life."--The Texas Observer"Harrison doesn't write like anyone else, relying entirely on the toughness of his vision and intensity of feeling."--Publishers Weekly"Harrison's essential honesty is deeply affecting."--Library JournalThe title Dead Man's Float is inspired by a technique used by swimmers to conserve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Copper Canyon Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 HARRISON

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