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The Resource Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more, written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more, written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

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Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more
Title
Days to celebrate
Title remainder
a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more
Statement of responsibility
written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a listing of events, births of famous people, and holidays, with information and poetry about the twelve months of the year
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more, written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • JANUARY. From "In memoriam" / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Arithmetic / Carl Sandburg -- A question for martin / Nikki Grimes -- Aphorisms / Benjamin Franklin -- Prayer for the lunar new year / Janet S. Wong -- FEBRUARY. My people / Langston Hughes -- Groundhog / Maria Fleming -- Flying man / Mother Goose -- Weather / Anonymous -- I love you / Anonymous -- From "The rainy day" / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Remembering Marian Anderson / Joyce Carol Thomas -- MARCH. Freedom! / Bobbi Katz -- Irish song for St. Patrick / Anonymous -- Spring / Prince Redcloud -- Introduction to poetry / Billy Collins -- Blue-butterfly day / Robert Frost -- Pencils / Beverly McLoughland -- APRIL. If you believe me / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- From "More opposites" / Richard Wilbur -- Earth, what will you give me? / Beverly McLoughland -- Little birds / Anonymous -- Comments on poetry / various artists -- MAY. Mother to son / Langston Hughes -- There was a young lady of Firle, and There was an old man with a beard / Edward Lear -- Fossil finds / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Memorial Day / Constance Andrea Keremes -- Now lift me close / Walt Whitman -- JUNE. Skipper / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A father's hands / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- from "Stay, June, stay" / Christina G. Rossetti -- The river is a piece of sky / John Ciardi -- First lady of twentieth-century sports / J. Patrick Lewis --
  • JULY. from Sing-Song / Christina G. Rossetti -- Fourth of July parade / Anonymous -- The ringmaster / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- St. Swithin's Day proverb / Anonymous -- The new colossus / Emma Lazarus -- AUGUST. Evening: Ponte al mare, Pisa / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Wishing for winter in summer / X. F. Kennedy -- SEPTEMBER. labor Day / Marci Ridlon / from James Lee / Robert Browning -- Oh, the Lord is good to me / John Chapman -- The naming of cats / T. S. Eliot -- Me x 2 yo x 2 / Jane Medina -- OCTOBER. Treasure words / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- In the moon of falling leaves / Joseph Bruchac -- Soccer, and Subways are people / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Chansons innocentes, II / E. E. Cummings -- NOVEMBER. Windshield wipers / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Windy nights / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Two lives are yours / Richard Armour -- Thanksgiving / Anonymous -- Iroquois prayer / Anonymous -- DECEMBER. I heard a bird sing / Oliver Herford -- Muffs / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Near the window tree / Karla Kuskin -- The Year / Felice Holman
Control code
52704719
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780060007669
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003049288
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52704719
Label
Days to celebrate : a full year of poetry, people, holidays, history, fascinating facts and more, written and edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Publication
Contents
  • JANUARY. From "In memoriam" / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Arithmetic / Carl Sandburg -- A question for martin / Nikki Grimes -- Aphorisms / Benjamin Franklin -- Prayer for the lunar new year / Janet S. Wong -- FEBRUARY. My people / Langston Hughes -- Groundhog / Maria Fleming -- Flying man / Mother Goose -- Weather / Anonymous -- I love you / Anonymous -- From "The rainy day" / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Remembering Marian Anderson / Joyce Carol Thomas -- MARCH. Freedom! / Bobbi Katz -- Irish song for St. Patrick / Anonymous -- Spring / Prince Redcloud -- Introduction to poetry / Billy Collins -- Blue-butterfly day / Robert Frost -- Pencils / Beverly McLoughland -- APRIL. If you believe me / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- From "More opposites" / Richard Wilbur -- Earth, what will you give me? / Beverly McLoughland -- Little birds / Anonymous -- Comments on poetry / various artists -- MAY. Mother to son / Langston Hughes -- There was a young lady of Firle, and There was an old man with a beard / Edward Lear -- Fossil finds / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Memorial Day / Constance Andrea Keremes -- Now lift me close / Walt Whitman -- JUNE. Skipper / Gwendolyn Brooks -- A father's hands / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- from "Stay, June, stay" / Christina G. Rossetti -- The river is a piece of sky / John Ciardi -- First lady of twentieth-century sports / J. Patrick Lewis --
  • JULY. from Sing-Song / Christina G. Rossetti -- Fourth of July parade / Anonymous -- The ringmaster / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- St. Swithin's Day proverb / Anonymous -- The new colossus / Emma Lazarus -- AUGUST. Evening: Ponte al mare, Pisa / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Wishing for winter in summer / X. F. Kennedy -- SEPTEMBER. labor Day / Marci Ridlon / from James Lee / Robert Browning -- Oh, the Lord is good to me / John Chapman -- The naming of cats / T. S. Eliot -- Me x 2 yo x 2 / Jane Medina -- OCTOBER. Treasure words / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- In the moon of falling leaves / Joseph Bruchac -- Soccer, and Subways are people / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Chansons innocentes, II / E. E. Cummings -- NOVEMBER. Windshield wipers / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Windy nights / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Two lives are yours / Richard Armour -- Thanksgiving / Anonymous -- Iroquois prayer / Anonymous -- DECEMBER. I heard a bird sing / Oliver Herford -- Muffs / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- from Near the window tree / Karla Kuskin -- The Year / Felice Holman
Control code
52704719
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780060007669
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003049288
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)52704719

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