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Joy Harjo: First Native American Poet Laureate


May 27, 2024
Juvenile Fiction

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A descendant of a famous Muscogee leader, Joy Harjo grew up amidst music and art. Through her own art and bravery, Joy became a leader of a different kind. Despite a difficult childhood, she held on to poetry. Even in her darkest times, her art allowed her to express herself and connect with others. Decades after publishing her first book of poems, Joy was still using poetry to make human connections. Part of the Notable Indigenous Americans series, this book tells the story of how a Native American girl from Oklahoma grew up to become one of the most famous poets in the world.

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