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Somebody Give This Heart a Pen

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Somebody Give This Heart a Pen
Written by Sophia Thakur
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 1536209929
ISBN-13: 9781536209921
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Somebody Give This Heart a Pen

author: Sophia Thakur

Be with yourself for a moment.
Be yourself for a moment.
Airplane mode everything but yourself for a moment.

From acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur comes a stirring collection of coming-of-age poems exploring issues of identity, difference, perseverance, relationships, fear, loss, and joy. From youth to school to family life to falling in love and falling back out again—the poems draw on the author’s experience as a young mixed-race woman trying to make sense of a lonely and complicated world. With a strong narrative voice and emotional empathy, this is poetry that will resonate with all young people, whatever their background and whatever their dreams.

In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page.
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536209929 /  9781536209921
on sale date:
09/2020
type/format:
Poetry Anthology / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
112 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Coming Of Age; Poetry; Social Themes; Girls & Women; Inspirational & Personal Growth; Social Topics; Poetry;
author’s comments:
Sophia Thakur has been performing since the age of sixteen and has a wide reach across social media. She has presented two TED Talks and has worked closely with young people, sharing her poems and the creative process. This is her first published collection. She lives in Middlesex, England.
 
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