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Favorite Poems

Pinsky, Robert, and Maggie Dietz, eds. Americans' Favorite Poems: The Favorite Poem
       Project Anthology. New York: Norton, 2000. 327 p.
       ISBN: 0393048209 
       Catalog Record

Pinsky, Robert, and Maggie Dietz, eds. Poems to Read: A New Favorite Poem Project
       Anthology.  New York : W.W. Norton, c2002.  352 p.
       ISBN: 0393010740
       Catalog Record

Performance Poetry

For Adults

Bonair-Agard, Roger [et al.]. Burning Down the House: Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Café's National        Poetry Slam Champions. New York: Soft Skull Press, c2000. 186 p.
       ISBN: 1887128484
       Note: This book records the work of the winners of the National Poetry Slam Championship held August 1998 in        Austin, Texas. The team represented the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City and consisted of Stephen        Colman, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, Alix Olson, Lynne Procope and the coach Roger Bonair-Agard.
       Catalog Record

Eleveld, Mark, ed. The Spoken Word Revolution: Slam, Hip-hop & the Poetry of a New
. Naperville, Ill.: Sourcebooks MediaFusion, c2003. 241 p.
       ISBN: 1402200374
       Catalog Record

Glazner, Gar Mex, ed. Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry. San
       Francisco: Manic D Press, c2000. 237 p.
       ISBN: 0916397661
       Catalog Record

Simmons, Danny, ed. Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway -- And More: The
      Choice Collection
. New York: Atria Books, c2003. 209 p.
       ISBN: 0743476212
       Catalog Record

For Younger Readers

High, Linda Oatman. Sister Slam and the Poetic Motormouth Roadtrip. New York:
       Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2004. 250 p.
       ISBN: 1582349487
       Summary: In this novel told in slam verse, best friends and aspiring poets Laura and Twig embark on a road trip        after graduating from high school, from Pennsylvania to New York City, to compete at slam poetry events.
       Catalog Record
Holbrook, Sara. Wham! It's a Poetry Jam: Discovering Performance Poetry. Honesdale,
       Pa.: Wordsong/Boyds Mill Press, 2002. 55 p.
       ISBN: 1590780116
       Catalog Record

Visual Poetry

For Adults

Bohn, Willard. The Aesthetics of Visual Poetry, 1914-1928. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York: Cambridge        University Press, 1986. 228 p.
       ISBN: 1590780116
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       Catalog Record

Bohn, Willard. Modern Visual Poetry. Newark: University of Delaware Press; London:
       Associated University Presses, c2001. 321 p.
       ISBN: 0874137101
       Catalog Record

For Younger Readers

Burg, Brad. Outside the Lines: Poetry at Play. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2002. 32 p.
       ISBN: 0399234462
       Catalog Record

Franko, Betsy. Mathematickles. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2003. New York: Margaret K. McElderry        Books, c2003. 1 v. (unpaged).
       ISBN: 0689843577
       Catalog Record

Lewis, J. Patrick. Doodle Dandies: Poems that Take Shape. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998. 1        v. (unpaged).
       ISBN: 068981075X
       Summary: A collection of poems each of which appears on the page in the shape of its subject so that the poem        looks like whatever it's about.
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