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Cast away : poems for our time / Naomi Shihab Nye.

Nye, Naomi Shihab, (author.).

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Homer Public Library J 811.6 NYE 000159557 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062907691
  • ISBN: 0062907697
  • Physical Description: xiii, 159 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 159) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sweepings -- Titters & tatters -- Odds & ends -- Willy-nilly -- Residue.
Little red purse, London -- Two -- Trash talk -- Sorrow of the paper mill -- world of the future, we thirsted -- Don't mess with Texas (highway sign) -- Random trash thoughts -- Look at me, look at me -- End of August -- Leavings -- Hill Country -- Trash is a ticket to nowhere -- Georgia O'Keefe on location -- Find your path -- Pine cones -- Snow covers all the trash -- Trash talk 929 -- Who do you think you are? -- Separated -- Trash talk 212 -- Found -- Anger -- Little boy and green trash truck-- Tinfoil merges with street -- Dear August A. Busch -- At the bus stop -- Maui -- Red ribbon on the walk -- Failure -- Tiny bites life -- College town -- Read all about it! -- Owner of 136 snakes surrenders them, Texas -- Folded cardboard in the street -- Stumble leaf -- Welcome to Hong Kong -- Three wet report cards on Camden Street -- McD/on/ald's -- Guadalupe Street trash -- Current events -- The president we did not vote for -- Looking at any map -- Crushed cup -- Not a bagel, but... -- Barbara -- Mysteries of humankind -- We make our own trash -- Famous people -- Trash talk 326 -- They are thinking about giving tickets -- Tony's trash -- Ilse's trash -- Junk mail -- Prince Charles please -- Trash talk 1 -- Things I found today -- Attention -- Strange things keep happening: Houston -- New Year -- Bits -- Taxpayer money -- Trash talk 7,299 -- Trash talk 1,021 -- Three blank index cards -- What makes people the way they are? -- You are here -- Happy day -- Back streets of Ledbury, Herefordshire, England -- Why are we so messy? -- Trash talk 948 -- Movies -- Vero Beach revival -- No see that -- Trash mottoes -- Trash walk 1331 -- Stephen Foster -- Central school -- Nothing -- Connor James, age 3 -- Not my problem -- The potato -- Penny -- Lately the moon.
Summary, etc.:
"Poet Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to refugees"-- Provided by publisher.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Children's poetry, American.
Children > Conduct of life > Juvenile poetry.
Social action > Juvenile poetry.
Environmental protection > Juvenile poetry.
Refuse and refuse disposal > Poetry.
Recycling (Waste) > Poetry.
Refugees > Poetry.
Ethics > Poetry.
American poetry.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Poetry / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration.
Social action.
Environmental protection.
Children > Conduct of life.
Children's poetry, American.
Genre: Children's poetry, American.
Poetry.
Juvenile works.
Poetry.