More Spice Than Sugar

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By Lillian Morrison
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
More Spice Than Sugar
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In this collection of poems celebrating highspirited girls and women, you will meet independent spirits young rebels, hardy pioneers, mavericks, athletes, and heroines who dared difficult tasks and who show the strength of the human spirit in the face of hardship. With considerably more spice than sugar, these poems present the many faces of active, bold, brave, and sometimes funny girls. Real girls. Compiled by poet Lillian Morrison, this thoughtful and inspiring anthology speaks to the hopes, passions, and convictions of girls and young women. Some of the poets included are Emily Dickinson, Stanley Kunitz, Eve Merriam, X. J. Kennedy, Nikki Giovanni, and others. An appendix includes helpful background information.

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8880 words8,880 words
80 pages80 pages
Grade 3 to 8Grade 3 to 8
Published 2001Published 2001

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0618068929

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