Everything Comes Next (Kobo eBook)

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A Young People’s Poet Laureate’s “striking use of everyday images and timely themes makes this free verse collection meaningful, memorable, and accessible” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).

This celebratory book collects in one volume award-winning and beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye’s most popular poems.

Featuring new, never-before-published poems; an introduction by bestselling poet and author Edward Hirsch, as well as a foreword and writing tips by the poet; and stunning artwork by bestselling artist Rafael López, Everything Comes Next is essential for poetry readers, classroom teachers, and library collections.

Everything Comes Next is a treasure chest of Naomi Shihab Nye’s most beloved poems, and features favorites such as “Famous” and “A Valentine for Ernest Mann,” as well as widely shared pieces such as “Kindness” and “Gate A-4.” The book is an introduction to the poet’s work for new readers, as well as a comprehensive edition for classroom and family sharing. Writing prompts and tips by the award-winning poet make this an outstanding choice for aspiring poets of all ages.

“The poet’s voice is, as always, distinct and inquisitive and hopeful, sometimes playful, sometimes tender, sometimes both . . . Compelling.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“A substantial volume of poems by Nye . . . A pleasure on many fronts. . . . Warm, welcoming, [and] inclusive . . . Lucky the reader who would have this collection lying around for visiting and revisiting.” —Horn Book Magazine

“A brilliant collection of poems about the essence of human connection....A spectacular book for all collections. An essential purchase. —School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780063013476
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: September 28th, 2020