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Poetry Speaks: An Anthology for 'Tweens

You'd think that relating to the young people around you might be easier as an adult, considering you've already been through some of what they're going through. But if you've encountered even one teen or ‘tween you'll know that every case is special. One local writer is trying to make sure kids have access to poetry they can relate to with the new anthology Poetry Speaks. For WBEZ, book critic Donna Seaman sits down with poet Elise Paschen.

Music Button: Andrew Bird, "The Twistable, Turnable Man", from the CD Twistable Turnable Man-A Musical Tribute to the Songs of Shel Silverstein, (Sugar Hill)

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