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Woke : a young poet's call to justice

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  • J 811 BROW (CEN, EAS, OSH, POW, WSQ)

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First edition

Publication Information

New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2020

Physical Description

55 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm


A collection of poems by women that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, tackling topics from discrimination to empathy, and acceptance to speaking out.


  • Activism, everywhere
  • The ability to be
  • In the next
  • The good body
  • Instructions on listening to the trees
  • I've been there before
  • What's in a name?
  • Gift of grace
  • Say the names
  • In between, there is light
  • Unfurling people
  • What is an intersection?
  • Teeth dance with silver
  • Orchard of we
  • Blown-out stars whisper about justice
  • Amari explains a frown to her little brother
  • What's in my toolbox?
  • Right to
  • Rock the boat
  • We make a fist
  • The poet's pen
  • A me-shaped box
  • We carry our roots
  • Woke.

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