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A Suitcase of Seaweed and Other Poems
A Suitcase of Seaweed and Other Poems Janet S. Wong 0689807880 9780689807886 From the author of the well-received Good Luck Gold and Other Poems comes this new collection of perceptive, touching, often amusing poems.With a sense o
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A Suitcase of Seaweed and Other Poems by Janet S. Wong

From the author of the well-received Good Luck Gold and Other Poems comes this new collection of perceptive, touching, often amusing poems.With a sense of pride in her Korean, Chinese, and American background, Janet Wongs poetry reflects some of the differences between Chinese and Korean customs and culture and the American way of life. Divided into three sections -- Korean, Chinese, and American -- and with the authors own explanation as to how the poems developed from experiences in her own life, these poems speak directly and simply to young people of many ethnic backgrounds, providing insights into the different kinds of prejudice that many children confront today. Here is Poetry: What you study in school? my grandfather asks./ Poetry, I say, climbing high to pick a large ripe lemon off the top limb./ Po-tree, he says. It got fruit

Author: Janet S. Wong

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 48

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry

Publication Date: 1996-05-01

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ISBN: 0689807880


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