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Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing
4.12
this was a book that i had originally used in a college course way back when......it's one that has come up again though as i am now working with teac ...more
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Dec 19, 2008
 
Bamboo Among the Oaks: Contemporary Writing by Hmong Americans
3.70
so it's pretty hard to find asian lit of any kind....let alone hmong lit.....so i'm going to try out this collection and see if it's worth pushing.... ...more
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Jun 23, 2009
 
Cameo Cats
3.75
this is a small little book that dan's mom gave me for christmas. it has little pictures of cats and then a little poem or passage to go with the pict ...more
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Jan 04, 2009
 
Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and More
4.10
i wanted this to be better as i wanted to add this to the resources for poetry that i have, but it just wasn't as good as i hoped it would be.....
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May 09, 2010
 
The Spoken Word Revolution Redux
4.16
i liked the first book more....but maybe it's just because i've used it more...but i look forward to using this volume as well.....
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May 09, 2010
 
The Complete Stories and Poems
4.36
awesome awesome awesome. i love poe. always have. ever since i read fall of the house of usher, i've been hooked. dark and gothic. just great.

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Jan 28, 2008
 
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
4.26
when i was in elem school, i found this book and checked it out almost continually....after two consec checkouts, you had to wait a couple of days bef ...more
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Apr 04, 2008
 
Falling Up
4.31
i didn't grow up with this one as i did with sidewalk and attic, but it's still great. not as great as sidewalk and attic, and i'm not just saying tha ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
Love That Dog
3.98
if you are over 10 years old you will probably read this in about 20 min like i did....but it will be a great 20 min. it's really pretty cutesy, but i ...more
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Oct 03, 2008
 
The Prophet
4.21
dr. jones used the "on marriage" portion of this in our wedding ceremony. i thought that another story that dr. jones and dan were gonna use at baccal ...more
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Jun 14, 2008
 
Poetry Speaks: Hear Great Poets Read Their Work from Tennyson to Plath [with 3 CDs]
4.37
ok.....the really awesome part of this book, aside from the fact that it containes some really calssic poems, is that it also comes with a cd with the ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
The Complete Poems
4.20
ugh, i just can't really stand emily dickinson. i can appreciate why everyone likes her poems, i just don't. they're just too neat and kinda cutesy ev ...more
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Jan 28, 2008
 
The Spoken Word Revolution (slam, hip hop & the poetry of a new generation)
4.05
not as great as poetry speaks...partly due to the fact that a lot of the poems are hit or miss depending on what you're teaching, but it's still a rea ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
A Light in the Attic
4.33
love it, but not quite as much as where the sidewalk ends. maybe i don't like it as much as sidewalk since it was the second book of his poetry i got, ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
Complete Poems, 1904-1962
4.36
unfortunately, i find cummings to be just a bit overrated. i think that people get to wrapped up in his style, and then try to read too much into the ...more
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Jan 28, 2008
 
From Totems to Hip-Hop: A Multicultural Anthology of Poetry Across the Americas 1900-2002
3.96
this is a really nice book if you're looking for more non-mainstream poetry. esp. by non-dead-not-white-guys. if you use it for classroom use, you do ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
Tarantula
3.28
as much as i love dylan....i gotta say...this was pretty crap. the people that talk about how great and groundbreaking this book is, must have been ei ...more
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May 02, 2008
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein
4.26
this is a wonderful book that my uncle gave me for my birthday when i was a kid. it's weird that when i look back at silverstein's books, they're real ...more
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Jan 25, 2008
 
I Saw Esau: The Schoolchild's Pocket Book
4.13
i found this book in a bargin bin, and though it's illustrated by sendek, it's not a super super gotta have great book. actually it's pretty lame....
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Sep 15, 2008
 
A Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer Within You
4.03
this is an ok book, but it's not that great of a book.....

can't say i really learned anything form this book......it was pretty short at least....
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Oct 16, 2008
 
Divine Comedy
4.04
i've tried to read the divine comedy before, but to no avail....i'm hoping that with the pictures of dore, i'll be able to get through it....
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Mar 14, 2010
 
Wisdom of Pandas
4.56
i love pandas.....
i hate touchy-feely, pull at your heartstrings, frou-frou, sayings.....
my love for pandas is greater, and thus....4 stars
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Apr 14, 2008
 
Art & Love: An Illustrated Anthology of Love Poetry
4.09
this is a most excellent poetry book. it's great in that it matches classic/pretty well known poems with works of art. top drawer.
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May 02, 2008
 
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry
4.25
really great for anyone who likes the beats or any other poetry that is off the beaten path. i wish there were fewer excerpts though....
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Jan 25, 2008
 
Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child's Book Of Poems
4.06
this book has a special place in my heart, as it was a gift from my uncle. i used to carry it around with me everywhere.
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Apr 04, 2008
 
The Poetry of Robert Frost (Collected Poems, Complete & Unabridged)
4.22
i think that it's kind of become cool to say that frost was overrated, but i think overall, he was a very good poet.
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Jan 28, 2008
 
Hate That Cat
3.87
this is the sequel to "love that dog".....not as good, but still a fun read. janine would probably like this one too.
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Oct 15, 2008
 
Walking the Rez Road
4.27
i had to read this book for a class at college, and i am so glad i had to. this is a great book that's both funny and sad.
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Jan 28, 2008
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