The Arrow Finds Its Mark

A Book of Found Poems

By HEARD, Georgia

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ISBN
978-1-59643-665-7
Publisher
Roaring Brook


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2012  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 3–6—The intent of this collection is to awaken readers to the poetry that "exists all around us." A host of children's poets accepted the challenge to find inspiration anywhere-a Facebook page, a hardware store, the Burpee catalog—and reassemble the words without much embellishment in pursuit of poetry. Minimally illustrated with plain black-and-white drawings, the poems rely largely on the poet's inven...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

Thirty poets, including Marilyn Singer, Kristine O'Connell George, J. Patrick Lewis, and Joyce Sidman, offer poems taken from te...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on May 1, 2012

The freewheeling spirit of this collection makes the form approachable and exciting. Authors include such talented poets as Joyce Sidman, Jane Yolen, Lee Bennett Hopkins, Bob Raczka, and Marilyn Singer. Nicely exemplifies the concept that poetry is all around us. Take, for example, Janet Wong’s poem culled ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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