The Seasons

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John N. Serio, Robert Crockett
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - 48 pages
The cornerstone series that has sold more than a million copies--and earned lavish critical acclaim.

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"It is particularly heartening to come upon... The Poetry for Young People Series [which] should be commended for recognizing that secure stepping stones hold infinitely more hope than forced marches."--Washington Post Book World

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With its blend of poetic brilliance and exquisite art, the Poetry for Young People series has won the admiration of critics, educators, children, and parents alike. Every breathtaking volume in this celebrated best-selling collection features an introduction to each poem, full-page images, annotations that define unfamiliar vocabulary, and fascinating biographical information.
John N Serio, editor of Poetry for Young People: Wallace Stevens, and Robert Crockett, illustrator of Poetry for Young People: William Carlos Williams have combined talents to create an absolutely charming and appealing anthology--and one that teachers will joyfully welcome in the classroom, parents to their homes, and childrento their reading and listening enjoyment. With works by such poets as Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, and Nikki Giovanni, plus a haiku for every season, it spans the year exquisitely. The superb, yet always child-friendly, images make this a volume not to be missed.

 

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Kasutaja arvustus  - darleenanderson - LibraryThing

exquisitely illustrated with art on the full page to enhance each poem written by various poets. The theme of the book is seasons and there is a haiku for each season as well Read full review

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Kasutaja arvustus  - lpeal - LibraryThing

This is a book about poems throught he seasons. They are from numerous authors. I enjoyed theis book because it made me see the seasons in a whole new light. This is a great example for kids to look at when they are writing haikus. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
5
from Rain in Summer Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
11
Knoxville Tennessee Nikki Giovanni
17
The Wild Swans at Coole W B Yeats
24
Velvet Shoes Elinor Wylie
30
Winter Trees William Carlos Williams
36
Haiku
39
Depression before Spring Wallace Stevens
45
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