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Joyce Sidman

Joyce Sidman’s poetry books for young readers have won numerous awards, including
a Newbery Honor for Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night. Her book What the
Heart Knows
was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and she received NCTE's
2013 Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children for her body of work. Joyce
teaches poetry in elementary schools through the non-profit COMPAS organization of
St. Paul, MN. Visit her at joycesidman.com.

RECENT BOOKS:
Hello, Earth! Poems to Our Planet (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2021)
Before Morning (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016)
Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)
What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings (Houghton Mifflin, 2013)
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)
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