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Sky Scrape/City Scape (1996) [Anthology]
by Lucille Clifton Christine Crow Norma Farber Rachel Lyman Field Betsy Hearne Felice Holman Lee Bennett Hopkins Patricia Hubbell Langston Hughes Leland B. Jacobs Dennis Lee Myra Cohn Livingston Phyllis McGinley Eve Merriam Lilian Moore Carl Sandburg Virginia Schonborg Judith Thurman Ann Warren Turner Jane Yolen Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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A collection of poems by Langston Hughes, Jane Yolen, Rachel Field, and other American writers depicts the sights, sounds, and energy of the city.


  • City by Langston Hughes
  • Zebra by Judith Thurman
  • Sky Scrape/City Scape by Jane Yolen
  • Skyscraper by Dennis Lee
  • Prayers of Steel by Carl Sandburg
  • Skyscrapers by Rachel Field
  • A Lazy Thought by Eve Merriam
  • Commuters by Betsy Hearne
  • The Subway Train by Leland B. Jacobs
  • Red-Dress Gold by Ann Turner
  • 74th Street by Myra Cohn Livingston
  • Pigeons by Lillian Moore
  • Red Flower by Ann Turner
  • Graffiti by Jane Yolen
  • A Rumble by Virginia Schonborg
  • Oil Slick by Judith Thurman
  • Flash by Lee Bennett Hopkins
  • J's the Jumping Jay-Walker by Phyllis McGinley
  • In the Inner City by Lucille Clifton
  • Envoi: Washington Square Park by Myra Cohn Livingston
  • City Park by Christine Crow
  • The Street-Cleaner's Lament by Patricia Hubbell
  • Clean by Ann Turner
  • The City Dump by Felice Holman
  • Manhattan Lullaby by Norma Farber

Original title: Sky Scrape/City Scape: Poems of City Life
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture Books
PoetryChildren's Poetry

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  • Illustrated by Ken Condon

Edition #1: Sky Scrape/City Scape

Sky Scrape/City Scape (1996)
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Language: English

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Sky Scrape/City Scape (1996)

ISBN: 1563971798

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