What Have You Lost?

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HarperCollins, Mar 25, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 205 pages
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What have you lost? A friend? A brother? A wallet? A memory? A meaning? A year?

Each Night

Images,
dream news,
fragments,
flash
then fade.
These darkened walls.

Here, I say.
Climb into
this story.
Be remembered!

Jay Bremyer

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Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2000, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council, 2000 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA), 00 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations, Winner 2000 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and 01 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations </P>

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Q2, P2 " As the eight o'clock bell spills it's racket into this mild September it is I, not he, who hesitates in the clamor towards the open doors who spots the little ruffian throwing rocks at the ... Read full review

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In this book, Nye compiles poems she has collected and received through the years on the theme of loss. The quality of the poems is a little uneven, but the compelling loss theme holds them together ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Naomi Shihab Nye has received a Lannan Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and four Pushcart Prizes. Her poetry collection "19 Varieties of Gazelle "was a finalist for the National Book Award; "Honeybee" was awarded the Arab American Book Award. Nye is currently serving on the board of chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. She has edited several honored and popular poetry anthologies including "Time You Let Me In", "Salting the Ocean", and "This Same Sky" and is the author of the novels "Habibi" and "Going, Going". Nye lives with her family in San Antonio, Texas.

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