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The Song Shoots Out of My Mouth

The Song Shoots Out of My Mouth

(2002)
A Celebration of Music:
A collection of poems by

 
Each word running fast across lips./A direct line to my hips, twist and shake./My voice another arm, another leg./My throat the Cape Canaveral of my soul.

This rockin' collection of twenty-four dynamic, original poems vividly captures a variety of musical experiences from the teen perspective. From playing in the school band to playing air guitar, from performing a favorite song to dreaming of stardom, the power of music is explored in passionate text and bold, energetic illustrations.

The rhythm and language of each poem reflect a different musical genre, including classical, hip-hop, jazz, folk, and reggae. Whether hitting drums "with more force/than a million recess bullies," rapping "no one can touch me, don't even try to front," or depicting the struggles of a garage band, this vibrant collection celebrates the importance of music for teenagers.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: The Song Shoots Out of My Mouth: A Celebration of Music
Author(s): Jaime Adoff, Martin French
ISBN: 0-525-46949-4 / 978-0-525-46949-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
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