Call Us What We Carry

Book review by Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media
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Timeless poetry tackles 2020 events, pandemic.

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Book Details

  • Author: Amanda Gorman
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Topics: Activism, Adventures, Great Girl Role Models
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Viking
  • Publication date: December 17, 2021
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 18
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Audiobook (abridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: January 4, 2022

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