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"Who could distill life's essence?
Who in the world would show it?
I know for a fact I can
Because I am a poet." 
Charles Waters, all rights reserved. 
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Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z
by Irene Latham and Charles Waters.
Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini
Carolrhoda Books, a division
of Lerner Publishing Group.
ISBN-10: 1541557751
ISBN-13: 978-1541557758
Available to Order: AMAZON
Barnes and Noble  IndieBound


State Awards List (Utah)


"A literary, artistic, and pedagogical marvel." - School Library Journal


"A creative and inspirational resource suitable for a broad range of ages and uses." - Kirkus Reviews


"Latham and Waters rifle the storehouse of poetic forms ... the approach creates multiple pathways for engagement." - Starred Review, Publishers Weekly