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Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sports -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Sports -- Poetry,
  • American poetry -- Collections

Book details:

About the Edition

A collection of poems on sports, ranging from solo running, hunting, and fighting, to football and baseball from the spectator"s point of view.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementselected by R.R. Knudson and May Swenson.
ContributionsKnudson, R. Rozanne, 1932-, Swenson, May.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS595.S78 A44 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2394733M
ISBN 100531083535, 0531057534
LC Control Number87024384

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