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Kennedy, X. J.

Overview
Works: 206 works in 655 publications in 2 languages and 29,977 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Terminology  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3521.E563, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by X. J Kennedy
An introduction to poetry by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
70 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This bestselling anthology includes more than 500 of the discipline's greatest poems, blending classic works and contemporary selections. Both noted poets themselves, the text's editors X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia write of their subject with wit and a contagious enthusiasm. Informative, accessible apparatus presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, and supported by interludes with the poets. --Publisher description
Literature : an introduction to fiction, poetry, and drama by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
60 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Knock at a star : a child's introduction to poetry by Joseph Charles Kennedy ( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology of mostly very short poems by standard, contemporary, and anonymous poets, intended to stimulate interest in reading and writing poetry
Talking like the rain : a read-to me book of poems by Jane Dyer ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of poems for very young children, including works by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Lear, Shel Silverstein, and Jack Prelutsky
The Bedford reader by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents fiction and nonfiction readings along with instruction on such writing modes as narration, process analysis, classification, cause-effect, and argument. Includes works by Bruno Bettelheim, William F. Buckley Jr., Sandra Cisneros, Alice Walker, and many others
In a prominent bar in Secaucus new and selected poems, 1955-2007 by X. J Kennedy ( )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bedford guide for college writers : with readings and handbook by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Convenient and economical, The Bedford Guide for College Writers offers four coordinated books in one -- a process-oriented rhetoric with professional and student models, a provocative thematic reader, an up-to-date research manual, and a comprehensive handbook. The seventh edition does even more to build essential writing and research skills -- from devising a sound thesis to finding the best evidence to support it. In addition, the book includes new visuals to reinforce key writing concepts and expanded coverage of using and analyzing visuals. ... Publisher description
The beasts of Bethlehem by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents nineteen poems, each in the voice of a creature that was present in the stable at the time of Christ's birth
Brats by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty-two poems describe a variety of particularly unpleasant brats
The forgetful wishing well : poems for young people by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventy poems deal with the challenges of growing up, curious beasts and birds, city life, and other subjects both realistic and fanciful
Elympics by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elephants compete in a variety of sports, such as diving, triatholon, hammer throw, and figure skating
An Introduction to fiction by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
35 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cross ties : selected poems by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of poems written by the author between 1956 and 1984
Exploding gravy : poems to make you laugh by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best funny poems of X.J. Kennedy all combined in a collection that pleases the ear and delights the mind. Do you like to laugh? To smile? Do you like words that sing and dance? If you like one, two, or all of the above, this is the book for you. Inside these covers you'll find the best funny poems of X. J. Kennedy, all combined in a collection that pleases the ear and delights the mind. In Exploding Gravy you will meet an absolutely terrible baby-sitter and a vain witch, be introduced to several dinosaurs, told some mixed-up tales, and yes, learn all about that exploding gravy -- and that's just for starters. When Joy Allen's delicious drawings are added to Kennedy's poems they create a recipe for fun. Bet you anything that you'll be asking for seconds of Exploding Gravy
Fresh brats by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems describing the naughty antics of Lil, who used a power mower on Mom's Persian rug, Ross, who dipped his baby sister in pea-green paint, and other fresh brats
The Longman dictionary of literary terms : vocabulary for the informed reader by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghastlies, goops & pincushions : nonsense verse by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nonsense poems describing a variety of unlikely characters and situations
Nude descending a staircase : poems, songs, a ballad by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
9 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elefantina's dream by X. J Kennedy ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of Mozzarella Mouse, Elefantina the elephant trains hard to qualify for the Elympic ice skating team
Pegasus descending; a book of the best bad verse by James Camp ( Book )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Kennedy, Joseph Charles

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Languages
English (331)
Chinese (1)
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