The Poet Upstairs

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The Poet Upstairs

By Judith Ortiz Cofer; Oscar Ortiz (Illustrator)

Pinata Books, Library Binding, 9781558857049, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 30, 2012

A young girl learns about the power of poetry in this heart-warming tribute to an unnamed poet.

About the Author
Judith Ortiz Cofer is a native of Puerto Rico. She is a poet, essayist, and novelist whose books for young readers include "Call Me Maria: A Novel in Letters, Poems, and Prose". She is the Regents and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia.

OSCAR ORTIZ is an accomplished Puerto Rican artist. "The Poet Upstairs " is his first picture book.