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Product Description: How do we come to terms with loss? How do we find love after tragedy?  How can art and language help us to cope with life, and honor the dead? How does one act responsibly in a world that is both beautiful, full of suffering, and balanced precariously on the edge of despair and ruin? With humor, anger and great tenderness, Richard Michelson’s poems explore the boundaries between the personal and the political, and the connections between history and memory...read more

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9780822963332 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, February 23, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: How do we come to terms with loss?

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Here is the story of two icons for social justice, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all...read more

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9780606355353 | Turtleback Books, December 24, 2013, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: A moving story which inlcludes a CD narration by Leonard Nimoy.Young Aaron wants to learn how to speak to the chickens like his Zayde (grandfather). Zayde's stories and his many books, with their mysterious worlds and their guarded secrets, fascinate Aaron...read more
By Richard Michelson and Neil Waldman (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780881061192 | Pap/com re edition (Charlesbridge Pub Inc, July 1, 2012), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A moving story which inlcludes a CD narration by Leonard Nimoy.

School and Library:

9780881061185 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, February 1, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Aaron was a boy his Grandpa, or Zayde, would not teach him Yiddish, but as an adult, Aaron longs to learn the language and history of the old country from Zayde and his many books.

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Product Description: To nine-year-old Willie Powell, there was no prettier sight than the smooth grass lawns of Edgewater Golf Cource. He had been so eager to see them that he'd run seven miles to where the course was situated outside of town. But his elation didn't last...read more
By Richard Michelson and Eric Velasquez (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781585364664 | Sleeping Bear Pr, January 15, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: To nine-year-old Willie Powell, there was no prettier sight than the smooth grass lawns of Edgewater Golf Cource.

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Product Description: In these imaginative poems you'll find animals that nobody has ever hear of-but that certainly ought to exist. Each poem in this collection is paired with a striking painting by renowned artist, Leonard Baskin, and will inspire young readers to invent their own animals that ought to be...read more
By Leonard Baskin (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

Hardcover:

9780689806353 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of short poems about all kinds of unusual animals, including the Backtalk Bat, the Roombroom, and the Channel Changer

Paperback:

9781442434097 | Simon & Schuster, August 2, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In these imaginative poems you'll find animals that nobody has ever hear of-but that certainly ought to exist.

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Product Description: From Abraham to Zaydee, and from ancient times to modern day, A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet encompasses the history of Jewish traditions and customs and how they are practiced today. Following the alphabet, a poem identifies the letter topic while sidebar text provides background information...read more
By Ron Mazellan (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9781585363223 | Sleeping Bear Pr, August 10, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From Abraham to Zaydee, and from ancient times to modern day, A is for Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet encompasses the history of Jewish traditions and customs and how they are practiced today.

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Product Description: School's in session and here's your introduction to some of the wildest, most undisciplined, and ROWDIEST students in class. They're talkative, sneaky, disgusting, and...well...a bunch of animals!
By Scott M. Fischer (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

Hardcover:

9781416914242 | Simon & Schuster, July 8, 2008, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: School's in session and here's your introduction to some of the wildest, most undisciplined, and ROWDIEST students in class.

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Product Description: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination...read more
By Raul Colon (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

Hardcover:

9780375833359 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 13, 2008, cover price $16.99

Paperback:

9780385753876 | Dragonfly, December 24, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr.

Library:

9780375933356 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 13, 2008, cover price $19.99

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Combining woodcut illustrations with inspirational prose, this picture book follows the Tuttle family, who, through the years, witnessed many historical events as they passed down their farm from generation to generation.
By Mary Azarian (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

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9780399243547 | Putnam Pub Group, September 20, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Combining woodcut illustrations with inspirational prose, this picture book follows the Tuttle family, who, through the years, witnessed many historical events as they passed down their farm from generation to generation.

Abe, who is Jewish, and Willie, who is black, live across the alley from each other, and, at night, open their windows and are best friends until Abe's grandfather catches them, forcing them to take a stand against prejudice.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

Hardcover:

9780080372716, titled "Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage" | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $75.00 | also contains Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage

School and Library:

9780399239700 | 1 edition (Putnam Pub Group, October 5, 2006), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Jewish Abe's grandfather wants him to be a violinist while African-American Wille's father plans for him to be a great baseball pitcher, but it turns out that the two boys are more talented when they switch hobbies.

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An older brother 'reassures' his frightened younger sister about all the creatures that she imagines lurking in the dark bedroom, but his words only manage to scare her more.
By Adam McCauley (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9780152051860 | Harcourt Childrens Books, September 1, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An older brother 'reassures' his younger sister about all the creatures that she imagines lurking in the dark bedroom, but his words only scare her more.

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Product Description: An ambitious poetry of love and witness

Hardcover:

9780252030611 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 4, 2006, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An ambitious poetry of love and witness

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Product Description: With his father gunned down in a petty robbery and his aunt haunted by the threats of the Gestapo, Richard Michelson's experiences growing up in Brooklyn were far from ordinary, yet they remain all too common--too much a part of ongoing violence--to be dismissed as merely private events, safely past...read more

Paperback:

9780252073038 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 9, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: With his father gunned down in a petty robbery and his aunt haunted by the threats of the Gestapo, Richard Michelson's experiences growing up in Brooklyn were far from ordinary, yet they remain all too common--too much a part of ongoing violence--to be dismissed as merely private events, safely past.

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Born on the very same night the Savoy Ballroom opened its doors in 1926, Happy Feet loves to hear the exciting stories of this magical place where blacks and whites, rich and poor, came together to dance.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9780152050573 | Harcourt Childrens Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A young boy who loves to dance listens as his father retells the story of the night he was born, which coincided with the opening of the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.

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Poetic descriptions of different animals highlight the numbers from one to ten and their multiples of ten, such as a sloth having three toes while a centipede has thirty feet. By the creators of A Book of Flies.

School and Library:

9780761450702 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Descriptions of different animals highlight the numbers from one to ten and their multiples of ten, such as a sloth having three toes while a centipede has thirty feet.

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Humorous poems about different kinds of flies are accompanied by factual information about these creatures and distinctive sketches by a Caldecott Honor artist. By the creators of Animals That Ought to Be.
By Leonard Baskin (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9780761450504 | 1 edition (Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, September 1, 1999), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Humorous poems about different kinds of flies are accompanied by factual information about these creatures

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When Grandpa Sam tells a boy and his sister why he prays so much and about how he was sent alone from Poland to America as a young boy, they stop thinking that he is just a boring old man.

School and Library:

9780761450344 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Grandpa tells a boy and his sister why he prays so much they stop thinking that he is just a boring old man

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A spine-tingling but humorous cumulative tale in rhyme--populated by a ghoulish gallery of spooky creatures--follows the bedtime adventures of a small child who worries about all the things that go bump in the night.
By Leonard Baskin (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9780027669152 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A parent's teasing assurances that ghosts, witches, vampires, and other creatures are no danger fuel the imagination of a child in the dark

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