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Roots and Flowers: Poets Write About Their Families

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Roots and Flowers reveals heartfelt truths about poets and their families.

"How Quickly, How EarlyThe fourth grader, his puffy down jacketblood-red as any cardinal,flies lightly up the path to school, skiddingwhen he gets to the open door.

Then, looking strangely like his father heading in to work,he stops; shoves back his hood,braces his shouldersfor the day, and trudges
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Feb 07, 2008 Jan Duncan-O'Neal rated it really liked it
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I lost my original copy of this book in a move and decided to buy it again this past year when I was writing a chapter on family stories for my forthcoming book "Story Celebrations." This lovely volume tells family stories of poets and includes a poem by each author about a family member. Great reading on both counts!
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Liz Rosenberg is an American poet, novelist, children's book author, and book reviewer. She is currently a professor of English at Binghamton University.
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