TITLE

Calling All Poets!

AUTHOR(S)
Linn, Laura
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;4/8/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 23, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Mattie Stepanek, a child poet. Literary works of Stepanek; Stepanek's age when he first started writing poetry; Tips given by Stepanek in writing poems; Messages expressed in the poems of Stepanek.
ACCESSION #
6653504

 

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