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The Resource Honeybee : poems & short prose, Naomi Shihab Nye

Honeybee : poems & short prose, Naomi Shihab Nye

Label
Honeybee : poems & short prose
Title
Honeybee
Title remainder
poems & short prose
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Shihab Nye
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time--our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet--and leaves us feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed
Awards note
Arab American Book Award Winner: Children's & Young Adult (2009).
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.Y44
LC item number
H66 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Honeybee : poems & short prose, Naomi Shihab Nye
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Your buddy is typing -- Someone you will not meet -- A stone so big you could live in it -- Museum -- For my desk -- Communication skills -- The United States is not the world -- Taverne du passage -- Wee path -- Password -- The frogs did not forget -- Missing it -- The crickets welcome me to Japan -- Ted Kooser is my president -- How we talk about it -- Culture of life -- Missing Thomas Jefferson -- Don't say -- Running egret -- Lion Park -- The little bun of hours -- Pollen -- Honeybees drinking -- Weird hurt -- We are the people -- Help with your homework -- Busy bee takes a break -- Bees were better -- Invisible -- Girls, girls -- What happened to the air -- Slump -- Deputies raid Bexar cockfight -- Accuracy -- This is not a dog urinal -- Argument -- There was no wind -- Companions -- For a hermit -- Letters my prez is not sending -- Broken -- The cost -- Friendly postal clerk, Saturday morning -- While you were out -- Driving to Abilene in the pouring rain -- Cinnamon twist -- Sunday -- We are not nothing -- Our best selves -- The dirtiest 4-letter word -- RSVP -- Boathouse -- The problem of muchness -- How do I know when a poem is finished? -- Excuse me but -- Bears -- Pacify -- To one now grown -- Watch your language -- Cat plate -- Click -- Hibernate -- My president went -- Texas swing low -- From an island -- The white cat -- Ducks in couples -- Campaigning door to door -- Parents of murdered Palestinian boy donate his organs to Israelis -- Before I read the kite runner -- The first time I was old -- Useless -- Jonathan's kiwi cake -- Consolation -- For Rudolf Staffel -- Hot stone masage -- Regular days -- Last day of school -- Young drummer leaving Alamo Music Company -- The room in which we are every age at once -- Gate A-4
Control code
168724334
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
164 p.
Isbn
9780060853914
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007036742
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Inscribed by author to Sandra [Cisneros]. Items laid in: ANS from author to Sandra [Cisneros] (1 card); photocopy of newspaper clipping, "Obituaries, Aziz Shihab : Arab star founder was 'a man of story,'" from the Dallas news, October 25, 2007 (1 sheet); newspaper clipping (photocopied onto 1 sheet), "Obituaries, Palestinian-born Shihab wrote memoirs about his homeland," San Antonio express-news, October 26, 2007 (1 sheet). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)168724334
Label
Honeybee : poems & short prose, Naomi Shihab Nye
Publication
Contents
Your buddy is typing -- Someone you will not meet -- A stone so big you could live in it -- Museum -- For my desk -- Communication skills -- The United States is not the world -- Taverne du passage -- Wee path -- Password -- The frogs did not forget -- Missing it -- The crickets welcome me to Japan -- Ted Kooser is my president -- How we talk about it -- Culture of life -- Missing Thomas Jefferson -- Don't say -- Running egret -- Lion Park -- The little bun of hours -- Pollen -- Honeybees drinking -- Weird hurt -- We are the people -- Help with your homework -- Busy bee takes a break -- Bees were better -- Invisible -- Girls, girls -- What happened to the air -- Slump -- Deputies raid Bexar cockfight -- Accuracy -- This is not a dog urinal -- Argument -- There was no wind -- Companions -- For a hermit -- Letters my prez is not sending -- Broken -- The cost -- Friendly postal clerk, Saturday morning -- While you were out -- Driving to Abilene in the pouring rain -- Cinnamon twist -- Sunday -- We are not nothing -- Our best selves -- The dirtiest 4-letter word -- RSVP -- Boathouse -- The problem of muchness -- How do I know when a poem is finished? -- Excuse me but -- Bears -- Pacify -- To one now grown -- Watch your language -- Cat plate -- Click -- Hibernate -- My president went -- Texas swing low -- From an island -- The white cat -- Ducks in couples -- Campaigning door to door -- Parents of murdered Palestinian boy donate his organs to Israelis -- Before I read the kite runner -- The first time I was old -- Useless -- Jonathan's kiwi cake -- Consolation -- For Rudolf Staffel -- Hot stone masage -- Regular days -- Last day of school -- Young drummer leaving Alamo Music Company -- The room in which we are every age at once -- Gate A-4
Control code
168724334
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
164 p.
Isbn
9780060853914
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2007036742
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Sandra Cisneros, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-146). Inscribed by author to Sandra [Cisneros]. Items laid in: ANS from author to Sandra [Cisneros] (1 card); photocopy of newspaper clipping, "Obituaries, Aziz Shihab : Arab star founder was 'a man of story,'" from the Dallas news, October 25, 2007 (1 sheet); newspaper clipping (photocopied onto 1 sheet), "Obituaries, Palestinian-born Shihab wrote memoirs about his homeland," San Antonio express-news, October 26, 2007 (1 sheet). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
System control number
(OCoLC)168724334

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