In this unique collection of sports poems by a first-string team of beloved poets, the vitality of the language and the verve of Scott Medlock's illustrations truly echo the energy and joy of participating in athletics. From Jane Yolen's "Karate Kid" to Walt Whitman's "The Runner", the poems in this collection celebrate the pleasure of sport. Full color.

Opening Days: Sports Poems 1996, Houghton Mifflin, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780152002701