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I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices, Fleischman, Paul

I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices

Author: Fleischman, Paul
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062283665, Related ISBNs: 0062283669, 9780062283665, 9780064460927
Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis

At first light the finches
are flitting about the trees

Flittering
fluttering
flit
purple finches
flit
Fluttering
flittering
fly
painted finches
fly.

In this companion volume to Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, the winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal, Paul Fleischman celebrates the sound, the sense, the essence of birds. Written to be spoken aloud by two voices, sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous, these poems perfectly capture the beauty of birds in their singing, soaring, and rejoicing.

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