| 4/5 |
| National Book Award for Young People's Literature|
Naomi Shihab Nye books, Poetry books, American poetry books
19 Varieties of Gazelle Wikipedia
19 varieties of gazelle: poems of the Middle East is a poetry book, by Naomi Shihab Nye. It was a finalist for the 2002 National Book Award, Young People's Literature.
The poems explore the live of people in the Middle East, in the light of the September 11 attacks.
Publisher’s Weekly said:
an excellent way to invite exploration and discussion of events far away and their impact here at home.