I Am Phoenix: Poems For Two Voices

Paperback | September 14, 1989

byPaul Fleischman

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At first light the finches
are flitting about the trees

Flittering
fluttering
flit
purple finches
flit
Fluttering
flittering
fly
painted finches
fly.

In this companion volume to Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, the winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal, Paul Fleischman celebrates the sound, the sense, the essence of birds. Written to be spoken aloud by two voices, sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous, these poems perfectly capture the beauty of birds in their singing, soaring, and rejoicing.

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In this companion to his 1989 Newbery Award-winning Joyful Noise, Fleischman has combined his magic with words with the exuberant artistry of Ken Nutt to provide an exhilarating gift for all who love music, poetry, drama, and

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At first light the finchesare flitting about the treesFlitteringflutteringflitpurple finchesflitFlutteringflitteringflypainted finchesfly.In this companion volume to Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, the winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal, Paul Fleischman celebrates the sound, the sense, the essence of birds. Written to be spoken aloud...

Paul Fleischman grew up in Santa Monica, California in a house with a printing press, a grand piano, a shortwave radio, and his father—children’s author Sid Fleischman. Playing recorder in early music consorts led to his books of verbal duets—I Am Phoenix, Joyful Noise (winner of the 1989 Newbery Medal), and Big Talk. His novels built ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.16 inPublished:September 14, 1989Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064460924

ISBN - 13:9780064460927

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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In this companion to his 1989 Newbery Award-winning Joyful Noise, Fleischman has combined his magic with words with the exuberant artistry of Ken Nutt to provide an exhilarating gift for all who love music, poetry, drama, and