Traveling the blue road, poems of the sea, collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Bob Hansman & Jovan Hansman
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  • Traveling the blue road, poems of the sea, collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Bob Hansman & Jovan Hansman
Main title
  • Traveling the blue road
Sub title
  • poems of the sea
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  • collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Bob Hansman & Jovan Hansman
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  • Poems of the sea
Language
  • eng
Summary
  • Gorgeous illustrations surround a collection of poetry written for children about the magic, beauty, and promise of sea voyages. Compiled and edited by award-winning poet Lee Bennett Hopkins, the poems describe how the sea has historically shone as a metaphor for hope and despair and served as a pathway for people searching for new life, including poems about the pilgrims coming to the New World, the Mariel boatlift, the Vietnamese boat people, a Dutch slave ship, the current migration situation in the Mediterranean, and the voyage of the St. Louis
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  • 008+
Literary form
  • non fiction
OCLC Number
  • 956687900
Table of contents
  • Forward -- The fifteenth century : Columbus's Voyage, 1492 -- The seventeenth century : the Dutch slave trade, 1619 ; the Mayflower, 1620 -- The eighteenth century : the middle passage -- The nineteenth century : The Margaret, 1837 ; Irish potato famine, 1845-1852 -- The twentieth century : the Titanic, 1912 ; the voyage of the MS St. Louis, 1939 ; The Mariel boat lift, 1980 -- The twenty-first century : Mediterranean refugee crisis, 2014 ; the Sama-Bajau, present day -- Aft
Target audience
  • pre adolescent
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