Holbrook, Sara

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HOLBROOK, Sara. American. Genres: Novels, Children's non-fiction. Career: Writer and performance poet. Worked as part-time teacher; worked in public relations, for law, public housing, and drug prevention fields. Presents poetry and writing workshops at schools and teacher meetings. Publications: FOR CHILDREN. POETRY: The Dog Ate My Home Work, 1990, rev. ed, 1996; Kid Poems for the Not-So-Bad, 1992, as I Never Said I Wasn't Difficult, 1997; Nothing's the End of the World, 1995; Am I Naturally This Crazy?, 1996; Which Way to the Dragon! Poems for the Coming-on-Strong, 1996; Walking on the Boundaries of Change: Poems of Transition, 1998. OTHER: Feelings Make Me Real, 1990; Some Families, 1990; What's So Big about Cleveland, Ohio? (picture book), 1997; Wham! It's a Poetry Jam: Discovering Performance Poetry, 2002; Isn't She Ladylike, 2002. FOR ADULTS: Chicks up Front (poetry), 1998. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 7326 Presley Ave., Mentor, OH 44060, U.S.A.