Naomi Shihab Nye
Title: The Flag of Childhood: Poems From the Middle East
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Aladdin February 2002
0689851723 / 9780689851728
Seller ID: 20100605173401
In this stirring anthology of sixty poems from the Middle East, honored anthologist Naomi Shihab Nye welcomes us to this lush, vivid world and beckons us to explore. Eloquent pieces from Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Iraq, and elsewhere open windows into the hearts and souls of people we usually meet only on the nightly news. What we see when we look through these windows is the love of family, friends, and for the Earth, the daily occurrences of life that touch us forever, the longing for a sense of place. What we learn is that beneath the veil of stereotypes, our human connections are stronger than our cultural differences.