Diane GlancyPoetry, Essays
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20061124, 20060322
A writer whose Cherokee heritage has deeply influenced her work, Diane Glancy uses traditional storytelling techniques to incorporate the voices of past generations. She talks about Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea and reads from her 2005 books, In-between Places, a collection of essays, and Rooms, a collection of poetry, that includes many personal family poems.
Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses what inspired her exploration of the...
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