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8 edition of River of words found in the catalog.

River of words

young poets and artists on the nature of things

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Published by Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Young adult poetry, American,
  • Children"s art -- United States,
  • Teenagers" art -- United States,
  • Water in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Pamela Michael ; introduced by Robert Hass.
    GenreJuvenile poetry.
    ContributionsMichael, Pamela.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS595.W374 R588 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18865414M
    ISBN 101571316809, 157131685X
    ISBN 109781571316806, 9781571316851
    LC Control Number2007046483

    In River of Words, author Nina Shengold and photographer Jennifer May explore the current crop of Hudson Valley writers, offering intimate portraits of seventy-six contemporary writers who live and work in this magnificent and storied region. Included in this rich collection of emerging and established novelists, memoirists, poets, journalists. After-words is one of the few independent bookstores left in downtown Chicago. Our two floors house a huge collection of o new and used volumes. We feature a wide variety of fiction, literature, poetry, and children’s books. We also carry art and photography books, cookbooks, local books, history books, health, healing, and new age.

    For more than a decade, the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress has co-sponsored the annual competition with River of Words, a nonprofit organization. As in past years, the moderator of the event was former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, who, along with . "We want you to do it again."These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived. Now the government wants him to do it again -- to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and the military can learn the survival techniques that kept Brian 4/5(15).

    The River of Words contest encourages students and teachers to explore their local watershed environments, then produce student poetry and artwork that is judged in grade categories. The contest teaching guide promotes this interdisciplinary approach, and includes excerpts from longer books on watershed ecology, essays, classroom activities, an extensive list of resources on specific Author: Carolyn Finlayson. River reach - Any defined length of river. River stage - The elevation of the water surface at a specified station above some arbitrary zero datum (level). Riverine - Relating to, formed by, or resembling a river including tributaries, streams, brooks, etc. Riverine habitat - The aquatic habitat within streams and rivers.


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