The classic, inspiring account of a poet's experience teaching school children to write poetry
When Kenneth Koch entered the Manhattan classrooms of P.S. 61, the children, excited by the opportunity to work with an instructor able to inspire their talent and energy, would clap and shout with pleasure. In this vivid account, Koch describes his inventive methods for teaching these children how to create poems and gives numerous examples of their work. Wishes, Lies, and Dreams is a valuable text for all those who care about freeing the creative imagination and educating the young.
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Long considered a classic in its field, this is "perhaps the best book I have read portraying the joy and excitement young people experience when writing."--Herbert Kohl, Saturday Review
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Rep. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060805307
Book Description Harpercollins. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0060805307 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0016418
Book Description Harpercollins, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060805307