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    I feel a little jumpy around you

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    Ife

    I feel a little jumpy around you : a book of her poems & his poems collected in pairs

    A collection of poems, by male and female authors, presented in pairings that offer insight into how men and women look at the world, both separately and together.

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    Buried alive

    811
    Fle

    Buried alive : the elements of love : poems

    Fletcher, Ralph J.

    A collection of poems exploring the mysteries and wonders of love, arranged in the categories "Earth," "Water," "Air," and "Fire."

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    I am wings

    811
    Fle

    I am wings : poems about love

    Fletcher, Ralph J.

    A collection of poems chronicling a relationship between two young people, from first glance through final goodbye to the stirrings of possible new love.

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    Worlds afire

    811
    Jan

    Worlds afire

    Janeczko, Paul B.

    In this collection of "eyewitness" poems, the excitement and anticipation of attending the circus on July 6, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut, turns to horror when a fire engulfs the circus tent, killing nearly 180 people, mostly women and children.

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    Monumental verses

    811
    Lew

    Monumental verses

    Lewis, J. Patrick.

    Assortment of poems about various famous monuments, bridges and buildings, such as Stonehenge or the Golden Gate Bridge.

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    A wreath for Emmett Till

    811
    Nel

    A wreath for Emmett Till

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

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    Colors

    811
    Nor

    Colors

    Nordine, Ken.

    A collection of poems personifying fifteen different colors.

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    Stone bench in an empty park

    811
    Sto

    Stone bench in an empty park

    An anthology of haiku accompanied by photographs reflects nature in the city.

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    Is this forever, or what?

    811.008
    Is

    Is this forever, or what? : poems & paintings from Texas

    A collection of poetry and full-color artwork from Texas.

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    Words with wings

    811.008
    Wor

    Words with wings : a treasury of African-American poetry and art

    Pairs twenty works of art by African-American artists with twenty poems by twenty African-American poets.

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    Tucky the hunter

    811.5
    Dic

    Tucky the hunter

    Dickey, James.

    A child hunts the animals of the world with a pop gun and the snare of his imagination.

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    Sing to the sun

    811.54
    BRY

    Sing to the sun : poems and pictures

    Bryan, Ashley.

    A collection of poems and paintings celebrating the ups and downs of life.

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    The poet slave of Cuba

    811.54
    Eng

    The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    Engle, Margarita.

    Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

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    You don't even know me

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    Fla

    You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys

    Flake, Sharon.

    Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door--well, that's a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys.

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    Loose threads

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    Gro

    Loose threads

    Grover, Lorie Ann.

    A series of poems describes how seventh-grader Kay Garber faces her grandmother's battle with breast cancer while living with her mother and great-grandmother and dealing with everyday junior high school concerns.

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    Girl coming in for a landing

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    Way

    Girl coming in for a landing : a novel in poems

    Wayland, April Halprin.

    A collection of over 100 poems recounting the ups and downs of one adolescent girl's school year.

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    700.973
    SUL

    Imaginary gardens : American poetry and art for young people

    Includes a selection of poems by American poets and works of art by a variety of artists.

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    Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch

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    759.9
    BOS

    Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch

    Willard, Nancy.

    The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship.

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    Beat the drum, Independence Day has come

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    811
    BEA

    Beat the drum, Independence Day has come

    An anthology of poems about American independence.

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    Hallowilloween

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    811
    BRO

    Hallowilloween : nefarious silliness from Calef Brown

    Brown, Calef.

    A collection of poems celebrating Halloween, accompanied by acrylic illustrations featuring fanciful holiday scenes.

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    Zoomrimes

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    811
    CAS

    Zoomrimes : poems about things that go

    Cassedy, Sylvia.

    Twenty-six poems, all of which describe a means of transportation or something that travels, ranging from "Ark" to "Zeppelin."

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    Rich lizard

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    811
    CHA

    Rich lizard : and other poems

    Chandra, Deborah.

    A collection of poems focusing on such ordinary things as cotton candy and Grandpa's shoes.

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    Soul looks back in wonder

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    811
    FEE

    Soul looks back in wonder

    Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage.

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    Bing bang boing

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    811
    FLO

    Bing bang boing : poems and drawings

    Florian, Douglas.

    An illustrated collection of more than 150 nonsense verses.

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    Robert Frost

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    811
    FRO

    Robert Frost

    Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.

    A collection of poems about the four seasons by one of best-known American poets.

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    Where the buffalo roam

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    811
    GEI

    Where the buffalo roam

    Geis, Jacqueline, 1955-

    This expansion of the original verse includes the animals, plants, and geographical features of the American Southwest. Provides additional information on the history of the region and the habits of the wildlife.

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    You read to me, I'll read to you

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    811
    HOB

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    Brickyard summer

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    811
    JAN

    Brickyard summer : poems

    Janeczko, Paul B.

    In a series of poems, the speaker and his best friend meander through the summer after eighth grade, encountering for the first time in the local people of their economically depressed neighborhood enormous courage and vitality.

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    Miles of smiles

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    811
    KID

    Miles of smiles : kids pick the funniest poems : book three

    Humorous poems divided into categories such as "Me," "Parents," "Gross Out," and "All Mixed Up" by poets including Shel Silverstein, Judith Viorst, and Jack Prelutsky.

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    Father and son

    J
    811
    LAU

    Father and son

    Lotu, Denize.

    A father and son in the low country of South Carolina share special feelings as they spend time together in a variety of activities.

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    Book

    J
    811
    LYO

    Book

    Lyon, George Ella, 1949-

    This poem compares a book to a house, a treasure chest, a farm, and a tree full of leaves.

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    Angel to angel

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    811
    MYE

    Angel to angel : a mother's gift of love

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    An illustrated collection of poems about African American children and their mothers.

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    The Random House book of poetry for children

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    811
    PRE

    The Random House book of poetry for children

    More than 550 poems by American, English, and anonymous authors.

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    The baby uggs are hatching

    J
    811
    PRE

    The baby uggs are hatching

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of twelve humorous poems about such strange creatures as the sneepy and the quossible.

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    Monday's troll

    J
    811
    PRE

    Monday's troll

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of seventeen poems about such unsavory characters as witches, ogres, wizards, trolls, giants, a yeti, and seven grubby goblins.

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    The new kid on the block

    J
    811
    PRE

    The new kid on the block : poems

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    Humorous poems about such strange creatures and people as Baloney Belly Billy and the Gloopy Gloopers.

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    Nightmares

    J
    811
    PRE

    Nightmares : poems to trouble your sleep

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    Twelve poems featuring a vampire, werewolf, ghoul, and other monsters.

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    A pizza the size of the sun

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    811
    PRE

    A pizza the size of the sun

    Prelutsky, Jack.

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    Something big has been here

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    811
    PRE

    Something big has been here

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    An illustrated collection of humorous poems on a variety of topics.

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    Arithmetic

    J
    811
    SAN

    Arithmetic

    Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.

    A poem about numbers and their characteristics. Features anamorphic, or distorted, drawings which can be restored to normal by viewing from a particular angle or by viewing the image's reflection in the provided Mylar cone.

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    Song of the water boatman

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    811
    SID

    Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems

    Sidman, Joyce.

    A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

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    Every thing on it

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    811
    SIL

    Every thing on it : poems and drawings

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection by Shel Silverstein for your mind and heart.

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    Falling up

    J
    811
    SIL

    Falling up : poems and drawings

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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    A light in the attic

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    811
    SIL

    A light in the attic

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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    Alpha beta chowder

    J
    811
    STE

    Alpha beta chowder

    Steig, Jeanne.

    Presents an alliterative humorous verse for each letter of the alphabet, including "The Enigmatic Egg," "Mishmash," and "Worrywart."

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    A moon for seasons

    J
    811
    TUR

    A moon for seasons

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    A collection of short poems that reflect nature in each season.

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    A helpful alphabet of friendly objects

    J
    811
    UPD

    A helpful alphabet of friendly objects : poems

    Updike, John.

    Poems and photographs present common objects for each letter of the alphabet.

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    A. Nonny Mouse writes again!

    J
    811.008
    PRE

    A. Nonny Mouse writes again! : poems

    Another illustrated collection of primarily traditional or anonymous verses, most of which are humorous and easily memorized.

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    Sunflakes

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    811.008
    SUN

    Sunflakes : poems for children

    A collection of poems about universal childhood experiences.

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    Never take a pig to lunch

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    811.008
    WES

    Never take a pig to lunch : poems about the fun of eating

    A collection of poems and traditional rhymes about food and eating.

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    The sweet and sour animal book

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    811.52
    HUG

    The sweet and sour animal book

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    Twenty-six short poems introduce animals for each letter of the alphabet, from Ape to Zebra.

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    The creation

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    811.52
    JOH

    The creation : a poem

    Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.

    A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible.

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    Rock of ages

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    811.54
    BOL

    Rock of ages : a tribute to the Black church

    Bolden, Tonya.

    A poem celebrating the role of church in the lives and history of African Americans, from the time of slavery through the struggle for civil rights to the well-established churches of today.

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    The way I feel-- sometimes

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    811.54
    DER

    The way I feel-- sometimes

    De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk.

    Presents a collection of poems about feelings, from anger to acceptance.

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    Joyful noise

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    811.54
    FLE

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Fleischman, Paul.

    A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.

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    For the love of the game

    J
    811.54
    GRE

    For the love of the game : Michael Jordan and me

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    Two children discover the importance of determination and find inspiration in the life of Michael Jordan.

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    Night on Neighborhood Street

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    811.54
    GRE

    Night on Neighborhood Street

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening.

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    Ghastlies, goops & pincushions

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    811.54
    KEN

    Ghastlies, goops & pincushions : nonsense verse

    Kennedy, X. J.

    A collection of nonsense poems describing a variety of unlikely characters and situations.

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    Granny, will your dog bite

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    811.54
    MIL

    Granny, will your dog bite

    Milnes, Gerald.

    A collection of rhymes about various aspects of mountain life.

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    Don't read this book whatever you do!

    J
    811.54
    OAK

    Don't read this book whatever you do! : more poems about school

    Dakos, Kalli.

    Poems reflect life in lively classrooms and are based on the author's experiences as an elementary school teacher.

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    Keep climbing, girls

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    811.54
    RIC

    Due 10/01/19

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    It's hard to read a map with a beagle on your lap

    J
    811.54
    SIN

    It's hard to read a map with a beagle on your lap

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of playful poems about dogs.

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    Sky words

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    811.54
    SIN

    Sky words

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of poems about the sky and the various phenomena seen there, including clouds, storms, and sunsets.

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    If I were in charge of the world and other worries

    J
    811.54
    Vio

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    Night garden

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    811.54
    Won

    Night garden : poems from the world of dreams

    Wong, Janet S.

    A collection of poems describing a variety of dreams, some familiar, some strange, some beautiful, and some on the darker side.

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    817.5
    WIN

    The space child's Mother Goose

    Winsor, Frederick, b. 1900.

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    Guess again!

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    818
    MOR

    Guess again! : riddle poems

    Morrison, Lillian.

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    All creatures great and small

    J
    821
    ALL

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    Growltiger's last stand ; with, The Pekes and the Pollicles ; and, The song of the Jellicles

    J
    821
    ELI

    Growltiger's last stand ; with, The Pekes and the Pollicles ; and, The song of the Jellicles

    Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.

    Three poems describe the nighttime adventures of some rather special cats.

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    Delicious hullabaloo

    J
    AUDIO

    Delicious hullabaloo

    Mora, Pat.

    In this poem in English and Spanish, lizards, armadillos, and other creatures of the night make merry beneath the desert moon, enjoying the strains of a mariachi band and gobbling lots of delicious food.

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    AUDIO
    811
    SIL

    Where the sidewalk ends

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale are only two of the characters in a collection of humorous poetry.

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    Black cat bone

    OVERSIZE
    811
    Lew

    Black cat bone

    Lewis, J. Patrick.

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    C is for city

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    GRI

    C is for city

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Rhyming verses featuring each letter of the alphabet describe different aspects of life in a city.

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    The Alphabet from Z to A

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    VIO

    The Alphabet from Z to A : (with much confusion on the way)

    Viorst, Judith.

    Verses running backwards through the alphabet take note of some anomalies in English spelling and grammar.

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