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The Place My Words Are Looking For

What Poets Say About and Through Their Work

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About The Book

The Place My Words Are Looking For is Paul B. Janeczko's collection of the leading poet's and the commentary associated with their work.

In this collection of poetry and commentary, 39 of our leading poets share their poems as well as their thoughts, unravelling their inspirations, reflections, methods, and memories.

About The Author

Paul B. Kaneczko has been a writer, poet, speaker, and teacher and has edited numerous distinguished anthologies for young people, including Poetspeak, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, the ALA Notable book, The Place My Words Are Looking For, and Poetry from A to Z: A Guide for Young Writers. His third book of poetry is That Sweet Diamond: Baseball Poems. He lives in Hebron, Maine, with his wife, Nadine, and their daughter, Emma.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 30, 1990)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780027476712
  • Ages: 9 - 12

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Awards and Honors

  • ILA/CBC Children's Choices
  • ILA Teachers' Choices
  • Horn Book Fanfare

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