Everything Comes Next

Collected and New Poems

by Naomi Shihab Nye

On Sale: 09/29/2020

Everything Comes Next

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Everything Comes Next

Collected and New Poems

by Naomi Shihab Nye

On Sale: 09/29/2020

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Bank Street Children’s Best Books of the Year

Horn Book Summer Reading List

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice

About the Book

“Emotionally resonant and stirring.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Lucky the reader who would have this collection lying around for visiting and revisiting.”Horn Book Magazine

This celebratory book collects in one volume award-winning and beloved poet Naomi Shihab Nye’s most popular and accessible poems.

Featuring new, never-before-published poems; an introduction by bestselling poet and author Edward Hirsch, as well as a foreword and writing tips by the poet; and stunning artwork by bestselling artist Rafael López, Everything Comes Next is essential for poetry readers, classroom teachers, and library collections.

Everything Comes Next is a treasure chest of Naomi Shihab Nye’s most beloved poems, and features favorites such as “Famous” and “A Valentine for Ernest Mann,” as well as widely shared pieces such as “Kindness” and “Gate A-4.” The book is an introduction to the poet’s work for new readers, as well as a comprehensive edition for classroom and family sharing. Writing prompts and tips by the award-winning poet make this an outstanding choice for aspiring poets of all ages.


Critical Praise

“Young People’s Poet Laureate Nye explores childhood, conflict, and connectivity through over 100 of her poems, both new and classic. . . . Striking use of everyday images and timely themes makes this free verse collection meaningful, memorable, and accessible. . . . Emotionally resonant and stirring, this is a must-have title.”  — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Over 100 poems, some new, some previously published, are collected in this volume by Young People’s Poet Laureate Nye. The poet’s voice is, as always, distinct and inquisitive and hopeful, sometimes playful, sometimes tender, sometimes both . . . Compelling.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“A substantial volume of poems by Nye . . . A pleasure on many fronts. . . . Warm, welcoming, [and] inclusive . . . Lucky the reader who would have this collection lying around for visiting and revisiting.” — Horn Book Magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063013452
  • ISBN 10: 0063013452
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 09/29/2020
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Poetry (see also Stories in Verse)
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Classics

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