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Title Mother earth, father sky : poems of our planet / selected by Jane Yolen ; illustrations by Jennifer Hewitson.
Pub Info Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong/Boyds Mills Press ; [New York] : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1996.
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 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 808.81 MOT     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 54 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.1 1 1 83550
An anthology of poems that describe the beauty and destruction of our natural world.
Includes index.
Contents from Timesweep / Carl Sandburg -- Trying it all out / Joseph Landland -- Weeds / William Stafford -- The delight song of Tsoai-Talee / N. Scott Momaday -- On the grasshopper and cricket / John Keats -- At the dark edge (from Seeing) / Archibald MacLeish -- The breathing / Denise Levertov -- Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- By Frazier Creek Falls / Gary Snyder -- The words / David Wagoner -- This world / Orhan Veli Kanik -- The earth / William Stafford -- I sing for the animals / the Teton Sioux people, North America -- Buffalo dusk / Carl Sandburg -- God ate the buffalo / Barbara Ganzel -- A child is singing / Adrian Mitchell -- The bulldozer / Robert Francis -- Hard questions / Margaret Tsuda -- The future of forestry / C.S. Lewis -- Song of the open road / Ogden Nash -- The fish are all sick / Anne Stevenson -- Like ghosts of eagles / Robert Francis -- Requiem for a river / Kim Williams -- Okeechobee / John Allison -- Sea canary / Jane Yolen -- Nursery rhyme / Carol Ann Duffy -- For a coming extinction / W.S. Merwin -- Extinction day / Terry Jones -- To look at any thing / John Moffitt -- School system prayer / Anna Kirwan-Vogel -- The Samara / Catherine Signorelli -- Wanting one good organic line / Sam Hamill -- Oh world, I wish / Jane Yolen -- The cave / Glenn W. Dresbach -- Untitled / Christina Rossetti -- Look below you / Yi Hyun-Bo -- In a bird sanctuary / Richard Wilbur -- A health to earth / Robert Francis -- Song of the sky loom / the Tewa people -- The land I walk on is an ocean of concrete / Nancy Wood.
Summary An anthology of 40 poems that celebrate the wonders of nature, chiefly from well-known English and American writers. This anthology of poems describes the beauty and destruction of our natural world.
Subject Nature -- Juvenile poetry.
Nature -- Poetry.
Poetry -- Collections.
Nature -- Poetry.
Poetry -- Collections.
Earth (Planet) -- Juvenile poetry.
Earth (Planet) -- Poetry.
Add Author Yolen, Jane.
Hewitson, Jennifer, illustrator.
ISBN 9781563974144
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