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Richard Jackson

A time comes when a single word assumes the shape
it names, ungraspable still, dying into meanings
that graze the heart, written only for you to read, 41 more words

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203.This Beautiful Day

This Beautiful Day

Written by Richard Jackson

Illustrated by Suzy Lee

Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson

I meant for this poem to glow in the dark like one of those
old statues of saints my father kept on the dashboard
to guide the way. 21 more words

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Richard Jackson

Across the piazza a violinist is playing for coins,
playing as if to cover the cough of the moon,
as if he were tending the wound of some distant star. 56 more words

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All Ears, All Eyes by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Katherine Tillotson

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Children’s lit

Medium: Hardcover

Synopsis: Spot animals in the dark shroud of the forest.

Review: This was a really fun book that truly engages the reader in trying to find all the animals of the forest.  14 more words

Book review: This Beautiful Day, by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Suzy Lee

Jackson, Richard. This Beautiful Day. Illustrated by Suzy Lee. Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, 2017. $15.99. ISBN 9781481441391. Unpaged. Ages 4-8. P7 Q7

It is raining outside and the children are having a great time dancing, spinning and stamping inside. 81 more words

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In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Children’s lit

Medium: Hardcover

Synopsis: After school, Sophie helps her grandfather find the things he’s “lost,” effectively creating a bond between them and their generation gap. 121 more words