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Product Description: In 2007, Lucille Clifton became the first African American woman to win the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious American poetry awards and one of the largest literary honors for work in the English language. Clifton has also won the National Book Award in poetry for Blessing the Boats (BOA Editions, 2000), and is the only author ever to have two collections, Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir (BOA Editions, 1987) and Next: New Poems (BOA Editions, 1987), named finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in one year...read more

Hardcover:

9781934414118 | Boa Editions, September 1, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In 2007, Lucille Clifton became the first African American woman to win the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious American poetry awards and one of the largest literary honors for work in the English language.

Paperback:

9781934414125 | Boa Editions, November 2, 2008, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In 2007, Lucille Clifton became the first African American woman to win the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, one of the most prestigious American poetry awards and one of the largest literary honors for work in the English language.

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Product Description: The long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets working today.

Hardcover:

9781880238875 | Boa Editions, May 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Nineteen new poems as well as selections from the author's earlier collections explore human suffering, the tragedy of violence, and theological mysteries.

Paperback:

9781880238882 | Boa Editions, April 1, 2000, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Nineteen new poems as well as selections from the author's earlier collections explore human suffering, the tragedy of violence, and theological mysteries.

Prebinding:

9781439503560 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets working today.

Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies.

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9780805008005, titled "Everett Anderson's Goodbye" | Reprint edition (Square Fish, March 1, 1988), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: After struggling with conflicting emotions and stages of denial, anger, and depression, Everett Anderson learns to accept his father's death

School and Library:

9780805002355, titled "Everett Anderson's Goodbye" | Henry Holt & Co, August 1, 1983, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: After struggling with conflicting emotions and stages of denial, anger, and depression, Everett Anderson learns to accept his father's death

Reinforced:

9780606349239, titled "Everett Anderson's Goodbye" | Demco Media, March 15, 2006, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: After struggling with conflicting emotions and stages of denial, anger, and depression, Everett Anderson learns to accept his father's death
9780606037792, titled "Everett Anderson's Goodbye" | Demco Media, March 1, 1988, cover price $12.20 | About this edition: After struggling with conflicting emotions and stages of denial, anger, and depression, Everett Anderson learns to accept his father's death

Prebinding:

9780833513625, titled "Everett Anderson's Goodbye" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: After struggling with conflicting emotions and stages of denial, anger, and depression, Everett Anderson learns to accept his father's death

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Product Description: Lucille Clifton’s poetry carries her deep concerns for the world’s children, the stratification of American society, those people lost or forgotten amid the crushing race of Western materialism and technology. In turns sad, troubled and angry, her voice has always been one of great empathy, knowing, as she says, “the only mercy is memory...read more

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9781929918553 | Boa Editions, August 15, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Lucille Clifton’s poetry carries her deep concerns for the world’s children, the stratification of American society, those people lost or forgotten amid the crushing race of Western materialism and technology.

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Product Description: Lucille Clifton’s poetry carries her deep concerns for the world’s children, the stratification of American society, those people lost or forgotten amid the crushing race of Western materialism and technology. In turns sad, troubled and angry, her voice has always been one of great empathy, knowing, as she says, “the only mercy is memory...read more

Hardcover:

9781929918546 | Boa Editions, August 1, 2004, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Lucille Clifton’s poetry carries her deep concerns for the world’s children, the stratification of American society, those people lost or forgotten amid the crushing race of Western materialism and technology.

A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved.

Hardcover:

9780385321266, titled "The Times They Used to Be" | Bantam Dell Pub Group, December 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved.

Paperback:

9780440418672, titled "The Times They Used to Be" | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, August 1, 2002), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved.
9780440487036 | Dell Pub Co, May 1, 1976, cover price $0.95 | also contains Marker-assisted Plant Breeding: Principles and Practices

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9780030121715, titled "The Times They Used to Be" | Henry Holt & Co, June 1, 1974, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved.

Reinforced:

9780606241397 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $13.14 | About this edition: A young black girl relates the adventures of the summer her Uncle Sunny died and her best friend broke out in sin because she wasn't saved.

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As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right.

Paperback:

9780805070484, titled "Everett Anderson's 1, 2, 3" | Reprint edition (Owlet, March 1, 2002), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right.

School and Library:

9780805023107, titled "Everett Anderson's 1-2-3" | Reissue edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1992), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right

Reinforced:

9780606284127, titled "Everett Anderson's 1, 2, 3" | Demco Media, April 1, 2002, cover price $15.80 | About this edition: As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right.

Prebinding:

9780613627481, titled "Everett Anderson's 1-2-3" | Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: As a small boy's mother considers remarriage, he considers the numbers one, two, and three--sometimes they're lonely, sometimes crowded, but sometimes just right.

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A heartwarming and bittersweet story follows Everett Anderson, who doesn't know what to do when his friend Greg keeps coming to school with bruises, as he finally tells his mother, who helps him deal with the situation and find a solution. 15,000 first printing.
By Lucille Clifton and Ann Grifalconi (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805052015 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Everett Anderson wonders how he can help his friend Greg, who appears to be a victim of child abuse.

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Product Description: The Sarasota Review is an international anthology of poetry featuring established and upcoming poets, including Robert Creeley, Clayton Eshleman, Maude Meehan, Yevgeny Yevtushenko and others.

Paperback:

9780966271928 | Robert B Abel, April 1, 2000, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The Sarasota Review is an international anthology of poetry featuring established and upcoming poets, including Robert Creeley, Clayton Eshleman, Maude Meehan, Yevgeny Yevtushenko and others.

A collection of short poems for each of the days of the week, some expressing the point of view of students, others that of teachers.
By Gail Gordon Carter (illustrator) and Lucille Clifton

Hardcover:

9780385321280 | Doubleday, March 1, 2000, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: A collection of short poems for each of the days of the week, some expressing the point of view of students, others that of teachers.

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Product Description: The summer Edie Jo meets Cherokee Fish is the summer her whole world changes. Her town is astir with anti-Native American tension, and it seems that her father is the only person in all of North Carolina who believes in integration...read more

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9780613014564 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: The summer Edie Jo meets Cherokee Fish is the summer her whole world changes.

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Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner'

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9780613055994, titled "Nino Que No Creia En LA Primavera/Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner'

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Relates, in verse, the excitement and joy of a young boy anticipating as well as celebrating Christmas in the city.

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9780805029499, titled "Everett Anderson's Christmas Coming" | Reprint edition (Owlet, October 1, 1993), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Everett Anderson enjoys all the special joys of the holiday season, the secrets, the falling snow, parties, and a Christmas tree that arrives in the elevator

School and Library:

9780805015492, titled "Everett Anderson's Christmas Coming" | Reissue edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Everett Anderson enjoys all the special joys of the holiday season, the secrets, the falling snow, parties, and a Christmas tree that arrives in the elevator

Prebinding:

9780785720911, titled "Everett Anderson's Christmas Coming" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.10 | About this edition: Everett Anderson enjoys all the special joys of the holiday season, the secrets, the falling snow, parties, and a Christmas tree that arrives in the elevator

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Poems celebrate the simple joys of a Black youth living in a city apartment

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9780833504111 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.25 | About this edition: Nine poems about a boy who likes to play in the rain, is not afraid of the dark, and sometimes feels lonely.

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A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black
By Davida Adedjouma (editor), R. Gregory Christie (illustrator) and Lucille Clifton (introduced by)

Prebinding:

9780613110280 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black

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An inspiring and enlightening collection of free verse, written by African-American children, ranging in age from six to eight years old, explores and interprets their feelings about their heritage.
By Davida Adedjouma (editor), R. Gregory Christie (illustrator) and Lucille Clifton (introduced by)

School and Library:

9781880000410 | Lee & Low Books, September 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black

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A prizewinning collection of energetic poetry by twenty inner-city children offers moving works, accentuated by heartfelt illustrations, that capture the special joy of African-American culture. Reprint. K.
By Davida Adedjouma (editor), R. Gregory Christie (illustrator) and Lucille Clifton (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781880000762 | Lee & Low Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black

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Self-revealing poems discuss such topics as cancer, mastectomy, and the poet's animal self--the fox (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781880238363 | Boa Editions, September 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Self-revealing poems discuss such topics as cancer, mastectomy, and the poet's animal self--the fox

Paperback:

9781880238370 | Boa Editions, October 1, 1996, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Self-revealing poems discuss such topics as cancer, mastectomy, and the poet's animal self--the fox

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Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner'
By Alma Flor Ada (trans), Lucille Clifton and Brinton Turkle (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140558920 | Reprint edition (Puffin, July 1, 1996), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner'

When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession.

Hardcover:

9780385304979 | Doubleday, June 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When a young girl finds a good luck penny and makes three wishes on it, she learns that friendship is her most valued possession

Paperback:

9780440409212 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, February 1, 1994), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A young African American girl finds a magical penny that gives her three wishes that, in turn, help her to recognize the most important things in her life

Reinforced:

9780606060578 | Demco Media, February 1, 1994, cover price $11.20 | About this edition: A young African American girl finds a magical penny that gives her three wishes that, in turn, help her to recognize the most important things in her life

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A collection of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet features works that locate the eternal sublime amid mundane experience (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781556590511 | Copper Canyon Pr, February 1, 1993, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A collection of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet features works that locate the eternal sublime amid mundane experience

Paperback:

9781556590528 | Copper Canyon Pr, February 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A collection of poetry by the Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet features works that locate the eternal sublime amid mundane experience

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Although he is initially disappointed that the new neighbor is not a boy, Everett Anderson, a young African-American boy living in the city, decides that a girl can be just as much fun. Reissue.
By Lucille Clifton and Ann Grifalconi (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805022469 | Reissue edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1992), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Having eagerly anticipated the new neighbors, a boy is disappointed to get a whole family of girls

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Everett Anderson, a young African-American boy living in the city, experiences the joys that each month of the year has to offer, playing in the February snow and enjoying his freedom on a June afternoon. Reissue.
By Lucille Clifton and Ann Grifalconi (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805022476 | Reissue edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1992), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Chronicles, in verse, the month-to-month activities of seven-year-old Everett Anderson throughout the seasons of the year

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A collection of poems that focus on the issues in a woman's life, with quilting as the central theme

Paperback:

9780918526816 | Boa Editions, July 1, 1991, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems that focus on the issues in a woman's life, with quilting as the central theme

Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner.'

Paperback:

9780140547399, titled "The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring" | Reprint edition (Puffin, March 1, 1988), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner.

School and Library:

9780525271451, titled "The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring" | Dutton Childrens Books, April 1, 1973, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner.

Reinforced:

9780606037389, titled "The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring" | Demco Media, March 1, 1988, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner'

Prebinding:

9780881032932, titled "The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Two skeptical city boys set out to find spring which they've heard is 'just around the corner.

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