Laughing Out Loud, I Fly

Poems in English and Spanish
Product Number: EB00625772
Released: Feb 23, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062459824
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Description

From U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, here are stirring poems that read like music. Awarded the Pura BelprE Honor for this book, Herrera writes in both Spanish and English about the joy and laughter and sometimes the confusion of growing up in an upside-down, jumbled-up world-between two cultures, two homes. With a crazy maraca beat, Herrera creates poetry as rich and vibrant as mole de olE and pineapple tamales...?n aroma of papaya...? clear soup with strong garlic, so you will grow & not disappear. Herrera's words are hot & peppery, good for you. They show us what it means to laugh out loud until it feels like flying.

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Author(s): Juan Felipe Herrera
Original Publish Date: Feb 23, 2016

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