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ANotable Poetry Book for Children National Council of Teachers of English Selected for Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Peopleby NCSS CBC, a cooperative project of the National Council for the Social Studiesand the Childrens Book CouncilTraveling the Blue Roadis a carefully curated collection of kid friendly poetry about the ever inspiring subject of the ocean Themes include pilgrimages, migration, culture, andPrepare to be inspired by the sea with Traveling the Blue Road This bookis packed with gorgeous illustrations that surround a collection of poetry for children on the themes of the courage, beauty, and promise of sea voyages Compiled and edited by award winning poet Lee Bennett Hopkins, the poems describe how the sea has historically shone as a metaphor for both hope and despair, and served as a pathway for people searching for new lifeTraveling the Blue Roadincludespoems about the pilgrims coming to the New World, the Mariel boatlift, the Vietnamese boat people, a Dutch slave ship, the current migration situation in the Mediterranean, and the voyage of the St LouisContributing poets include Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Paul B Janeczko, J Patrick Lewis, Allan Wolf, Marilyn Nelson, Denver Butson, Georgia Heard, Jane Yolen, Naomi Shihab Nye, and G Neri, andMargarita Engle, the recently named Young Peoples Poet Laureate Named one ofBank Street College of Educations Best Childrens Books of the Year,