More Spice Than Sugar

More Spice Than Sugar

Poems About Feisty Females

Book - 2001
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In this collection of poems celebrating high-spirited girls and women, you will meet independent spirits young rebels, hardy pioneers, mavericks, athletes, and heroines who dared difficult tasks and who show the strength of the human spirit in the face of hardship. With considerably more spice than sugar, these poems present the many faces of active, bold, brave, and sometimes funny girls. Real girls. Compiled by poet Lillian Morrison, this thoughtful and inspiring anthology speaks to the hopes, passions, and convictions of girls and young women. Some of the poets included are Emily Dickinson, Stanley Kunitz, Eve Merriam, X. J. Kennedy, Nikki Giovanni, and others. An appendix includes helpful background information.


Baker & Taylor
A collection of poems celebrates high-spirited girls and women--young rebels, hardy pioneers, mavericks, athletes, and heroines--who dared difficult tasks and who show the strength of the human spirit in the face of hardship.

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& Taylor

Collects poems that celebrate independent women and girls, including pioneers, rebels, athletes, and heroines, from such poets as Emily Dickinson, Eve Merriam, and Stanley Kunitz.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001
ISBN: 9780618068920
0618068929
Branch Call Number: J 811.08 M835
Characteristics: 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Rebecca_Kohn Apr 02, 2018

This is an interesting anthology that will appeal to a range of ages. While the poems share the theme of celebrating the strength of women, there is a wide range of poetic styles to enjoy. Pick up this book to find tributes to figures like Clara Barton, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Wilma Rudolph as we... Read More »


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Rebecca_Kohn Apr 02, 2018

This is an interesting anthology that will appeal to a range of ages. While the poems share the theme of celebrating the strength of women, there is a wide range of poetic styles to enjoy. Pick up this book to find tributes to figures like Clara Barton, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Wilma Rudolph as well as appreciation for women wielding snow shovels or cymbals.

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