Wishes, Lies and Dreams
Teaching Children to Write Poetry
By (author) Kenneth Koch
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Wishes, Lies and Dreams by Kenneth Koch
Book DescriptionThe classic, inspiring account of a poet's experience teaching school children to write poetry When Kenneth Koch entered the Manhattan classrooms of P.S. 61, the children, excited by the opportunity to work with an instructor able to inspire their talent and energy, would clap and shout with pleasure. In this vivid account, Koch describes his inventive methods for teaching these children how to create poems and gives numerous examples of their work. Wishes, Lies, and Dreams is a valuable text for all those who care about freeing the creative imagination and educating the young.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060955090
(203mm x 135mm x 19mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Making Your Own Days, Paperback (April 1999)
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The author explains his innovative approach to teaching youngsters to read, write, and appreciate poetry.
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