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Traveling the blue road : poems of the sea

Author: Lee Bennett HopkinsBob HansmanJovan HansmanDenver ButsonRebecca Kai DotlichAll authors
Publisher: Lake Forest, CA : Seagrass Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English
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Gorgeous illustrations surround a collection of poetry written for children about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages. Compiled and edited by award-winning poet Lee Bennett Hopkins, the poems describe how the sea has historically shone as a metaphor for hope and despair and served as a pathway for people searching for new life, including poems about the pilgrims coming to the New World, the Mariel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bennett Hopkins; Bob Hansman; Jovan Hansman; Denver Butson; Rebecca Kai Dotlich; Margarita Engle; Georgia Heard; Paul B Janeczko; J Patrick Lewis; Marilyn Nelson; Greg Neri; Naomi Shihab Nye; Allan Wolf; Jane Yolen
ISBN: 9781633222762 1633222764
OCLC Number: 956687900
Notes: "Poems of migration and resilience by: Denver Butson, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Margarita Engle, Georgia Heard, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Paul B. Janeczko, J. Patrick Lewis, Marilyn Nelson, G. Neri, Naomi Shihab Nye, Allan Wolf, Jane Yolen"--back cover.
Awards: Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2018.
Target Audience: 008+
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Forward --
The fifteenth century : Columbus's Voyage, 1492 --
The seventeenth century : the Dutch slave trade, 1619 ; the Mayflower, 1620 --
The eighteenth century : the middle passage --
The nineteenth century : The Margaret, 1837 ; Irish potato famine, 1845-1852 --
The twentieth century : the Titanic, 1912 ; the voyage of the MS St. Louis, 1939 ; The Mariel boat lift, 1980 --
The twenty-first century : Mediterranean refugee crisis, 2014 ; the Sama-Bajau, present day --
Aft.
Responsibility: collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Bob Hansman & Jovan Hansman.

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Gorgeous illustrations surround a collection of poetry written for children about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages.  Read more...

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"Hopkins compiles 14 previously unpublished poems connected to major sea voyages in this arresting collection....The Hansmans-a father-son illustrator team-blend archival images into their dramatic Read more...

 
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