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Friday, May 14 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
If I Were a Bird: Writing Poetry for Children, Sponsored by The Boston Book Festival

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Children are natural poets and use metaphor to make sense of their world. When we write poetry for young readers, we speak to that wonder-filled child within us. Using several poetry ideas, we’ll dive into various ways to trigger imaginative and sensory language, while reaching for deeper wisdom. Come ready to play and dream.

Link to recording: https://salemstate.zoom.us/rec/share/DhW2YuhaUWQEvvPf0ke_MfFsGZKzagA5IjsDUuw8JZICjJE6N22An4C0RSWK1Yya.v0dvOkZQ1PU7FhWQ

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Joyce Sidman

Joyce Sidman’s poetry books for young readers have won numerous awards, includinga Newbery Honor for Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night. Her book What theHeart Knows was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and she received NCTE's2013 Award for Excellence in Poetry... Read More →

Friday May 14, 2021 4:15pm - 5:15pm EDT