Richard Michelson

N/A
Amherst, MA 01004-0657
Phone: 
413-586-3964

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Across the Alley
(Putnam, 2006)
, Animals Anonymous
(Simon & Schuster, 2008)
, Animals That Ought to Be
(Simon & Schuster, 1996)
, As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Knopf, 2008)
, Battles and Lullabies
(University of Illinois Press, 2006)
, Busing Brewster
(Knopf, 2009)
, Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy
(Alfred A. Knopf, 2016)
, Grandpa's Gamble
(Cavendish, 1999)
, Happy Feet
(Harcourt, 2005)
, Lipman Pike: America's First Home Run King
(Sleeping Bear Press, 2011)
, Masks
(Gehenna Press, 1999)
, More Money Than God
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)
, Oh No Not Ghosts
(Harcourt, 2006)
, Tap Dancing for the Relatives
(University of Central Florida Press, 1985)
, Ten Times Better
(Cavendish, 2000)
, The Language of Angels: The Reinvention of Hebrew
(Charlesbridge, 2016)
, Too Young for Yiddish
(Charlesbridge, 2002)
, Tuttle's Red Barn
(Putnam, 2007)
, Twice as Good: The story of William Powell and Clearview, the only golf course designed, built, and owned by an African-American
(Sleeping Bear Press, 2012)
Anthologies: 
Blood To Remember:American Poets and the Holocaust
(Time Being Books, 2007)
, Introduction to Poetry, 7th edition
(Norton, 1999)
, Unsettling America
(Viking, 1994)
Prizes Won: 
2009 Sydney Taylor Gold Medal (Association of Jewish Librarians) 2009-Nat'l Jewish Book Award Finalist 2009-Skipping Stones Multicultural Award 2008-NYPL 100 Best Book list 2007-Publishers Weekly Best Books 2005-Patterson Prize finalist

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Children, Teachers, Teenagers
Born in: 
Brooklyn
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Last updated: Oct 16, 2015