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Music and Drum: Voices of War and Peace, Hope and Dreams (edition 1997)

by Laura Robb, Debra Lill (Editor)

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Title:Music and Drum: Voices of War and Peace, Hope and Dreams
Authors:Laura Robb
Other authors:Debra Lill (Editor)
Info:Philomel (1997), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:poetry, historical, multi-cultural

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Music and Drum by Laura Robb



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This poetry book is full of miscellaneous poems about war, peace, hope, and dreams. It tells of many aspects of a war through poetry. There are poems in regards to letter to home, hoping for a brighter day, the sounds or war, and what happens during and after a war. I loved this book because of how it explained war aspects beautifully through poetry. ( )
  amartino1208 | Apr 27, 2015 |
Music and Drum: Voices of War and Peace, Hope and Dreams is beautifully illustrated. The images on each page fit perfectly behind the message of the poems. This collection of poems that reveal the pain of violence/war and the hope/joy children find in times of peace. ( )
  AleciaDesselle | Feb 20, 2013 |
I loved reading all of these poems. These are poems written by war survivors like children and soldiers and even some poetry by famous authors like Langston Hughes. ( )
  atlomas | Mar 9, 2012 |
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Children who have experienced war can be preternaturally eloquent, and often are in Laura Robb's collection. Even the bluntest of responses to violence can have a touch of poetry to them. In Music and Drum, however, the editor has also collected the reactions of adults, many of them fine poets, including Langston Hughes and Carl Sandburg. The theme is all of a piece, but the balance occasionally goes awry--with grown-up eloquence sometimes besting a child's simplicity. (Age 8 and older)

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A collection of more than two dozen poems written by Carl Sandburg, Lucille Clifton, Eve Merriam, and others which explores aspects of war and peace.

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