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River of Words: Images and Poetry in Praise of Water

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Poetry. Water—about 70 percent of the earth's surface and 50 to 60 percent of every human body—is the inspiration for RIVER OF WORDS, a heartening collection of art and poetry created by children under the auspices of the organization by the same name. Introduced by River of Words director Pamela Michael, with essays by Robert Hass (U.S. Poet Laureate 1995 - 1997) and Thacher Hurd, author and illustrator of Art Dog and other well-known children's books, RIVER OF WORDS allows us to understand environmentalism in a...

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Overview

Poetry. Water—about 70 percent of the earth's surface and 50 to 60 percent of every human body—is the inspiration for RIVER OF WORDS, a heartening collection of art and poetry created by children under the auspices of the organization by the same name. Introduced by River of Words director Pamela Michael, with essays by Robert Hass (U.S. Poet Laureate 1995 - 1997) and Thacher Hurd, author and illustrator of Art Dog and other well-known children's books, RIVER OF WORDS allows us to understand environmentalism in a new way—through the joy, yearning, wisdom, and boundless creativity of young people.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890771652
  • Publisher: Heyday Books
  • Publication date: 5/15/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 77
  • Sales rank: 1,447,974
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Murky Depths ii
Submerge in the Wonder vi
Raging River x
The Language of Landscape xi
On Watershed Education xv
The Gift of Children's Art xvii
Rain Feeling 1
The Water's Task 2
The River is the Basis of Life 3
Watch, But Don't Touch 4
The Storm Is Coming 5
The Rain 6
What Happens After the Rain? 7
The Night 8
Clean 10
Untitled 10
Canopy 11
Moon River 12
The Millionth Circle 13
River in a Half Moon 14
I Am a River 15
Tenderness of Cranes 16
The River's Music 18
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