Celebrate International Peace Month with YPPL Naomi Shihab Nye
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Some quotes I recorded in my notebook:
"Poetry allows us to cherish what we've been given." - Naomi Shihab Nye
"Poetry opens us to life, to surprise, to shadow, to beauty, to insight." - Naomi Shihab Nye
"There's no place that poetry doesn't live." - Naomi Shihab Nye
Go forth and find a poem today!
Irene Latham lives on a lake in rural Alabama. Winner of the 2016 ILA Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award, she is the author of hundreds of poems and nearly twenty current and forthcoming poetry, fiction and picture books from publishers including Penguin Random House, Macmillan, Lerner, Boyds Mills, and Charlesbridge. Her books have been recognized on state lists and honored by NEA, ALA, NCTE, SIBA, Bank Street College and other organizations.