Home to Me

Poems across America

By Hopkins, Lee Bennett

Publishers Summary:
A collection of fifteen poems by various authors about home, whether it is on a boat, in a trailer park, on a reservation, or in a small town.

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ISBN
978-0-43934-096-0
Publisher
Orchard Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2002

Gr 1-5 From prairie to mountain, shining sea to Texas trailer park, bustling city to western pastureland, this book examines the American landscape through poetry. Joseph Bruchac describes life on a reservation in "Rez Road"; readers feel his connection to the land and his pain when he writes, "But even though it's not that large/a nice new state superhighway/cuts through the middle of maple forest-/hunting grounds where we found medicine plants." C. Drew Lamm writes about living on a houseboat i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2003

Hopkins's latest anthology is designed around "home"—a theme popular with primary grade youngsters and their teachers and parents. Fifteen poems, including one by the editor, have been created especially for this book in celebration of diverse home places. The poems range from the prairie to the sea, from the desert to the mountains,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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