Tell the World

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Harper Collins, Aug 24, 2010 - Young Adult Nonfiction - 144 pages

Through poetry we tell the world who we are, where we're from, what we love, what we think, how we feel, and why we hope.

With a foreword by hip-hop artist and celebrated urban poet Common, Tell the World is a stunning collection of poems by teens who have taken part in workshops run by WritersCorps, a national alliance of literary arts programs for youth.

Their words represent the thoughts, hopes, and dreams of teens everywhere, offering both insight and empathy.

 

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This collection of poems from urban teens shows a wide range of life experiences and worldviews. Participants in the WritersCorps program are asked to "tell the world" where they're from, what they ... Read full review

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Writers Corps was founded in 1994 in three American urban centers—San Francisco, California, Washington, D.C., and the Bronx, New York—with a mission to transform lives through the written word. Since its inception, the organization has helped forty thousand children and teenagers improve their writing skills and express their ideas and experiences. WritersCorps has published two collections of teen poems with HarperTeen: Paint Me Like I Am and Tell the World.

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