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Richard Michelson (born July 3, 1953) is a poet and a children's book author.

In January 2009, As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom, was awarded the Sydney Taylor Book Award Gold Medal from the Association of Jewish Libraries, and A is for Abraham, was awarded the Silver Medal. This is the first time in the award's 41-year history that one author has been honored with their top two awards.

Michelson has twice been a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award (2008, 2006) and twice the recipient of the Skipping Stone Multicultural Book Award (2009, 2003). Other recent recognition include a 2009 Massachusetts Book Award Finalist, a 2007 Teacher’s Choice Award from the International Reading Association, and a 2007 Publisher Weekly Best Book Award.

Clemson University named Michelson as the Richard J. Calhoun Distinguished Reader in American Literature for 2008, and he was the featured poet for the 20th Anniversary edition of Image Journal: Art Faith Mystery. Michelson's poetry has been included in many anthologies, including The Norton Introduction to Poetry, Unsettling America: Contemporary Multicultural Poetry, and Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust. His latest collection, Battles & Lullabies, published by the University of Illinois Press, was selected as one of the 12 best poetry books of 2006 by ForeWord Magazine.

Michelson has lectured, and read from his works in India, Eastern Europe, and throughout the United States. He represented the United States at the Bratislava Biennial of Children’s Books in 2005. Michelson has written for the New York Times Book Review, Publishers Weekly, Nextbook and other publications. He is the Curator of Exhibitions at the National Yiddish Book Center and owns R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Total Books: 31
The Language of Angels The Reinvention of Hebrew
2017 - The Language of Angels the Reinvention of Hebrew (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781580896368
ISBN-10: 1580896367
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
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Fascinating The Life of Leonard Nimoy
2016 - Fascinating the Life of Leonard Nimoy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781101933305
ISBN-10: 1101933305
Genre: Children's Books
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More Money than God
2015 - More Money Than God [Pitt Poetry Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822963332
ISBN-10: 0822963337
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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S is for Sea Glass A Beach Alphabet
2014 - S Is for Sea Glass a Beach Alphabet (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781585368624
ISBN-10: 1585368628
Genre: Children's Books
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As Good as Anybody
2013 - As Good As Anybody (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385753876
ISBN-10: 038575387X
Genre: Children's Books
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Too Young for Yiddish
2012 - Too Young for Yiddish [Paperback with CD] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881061192
ISBN-10: 0881061190
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
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Twice as Good The story of William Powell and Clearview the only golf course designed built and owned by an African-American
Lipman Pike America's First Home Run King
2011 - Lipman Pike America's First Home Run King (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781585364657
ISBN-10: 1585364657
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Busing Brewster
2010 - Busing Brewster (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780375833342
ISBN-10: 037583334X
Genre: Children's Books
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A is for Abraham A Jewish Family Alphabet
2008 - A Is for Abraham a Jewish Family Alphabet [Sleeping Bear Alphabets: Cultures] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781585363223
ISBN-10: 1585363227
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
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Animals Anonymous
2008 - Animals Anonymous (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781416914242
ISBN-10: 1416914242
Genre: Children's Books
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As Good as Anybody Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom
Tuttle's Red Barn
2007 - Tuttle's Red Barn (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780399243547
ISBN-10: 0399243542
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Across the Alley
2006 - Across the Alley (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780399239700
ISBN-10: 0399239707
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Oh No Not Ghosts
2006 - Oh No Not Ghosts (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780152051860
ISBN-10: 0152051864
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Battles and Lullabies
2006 - Battles and Lullabies [Illinois Poetry Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780252030611
ISBN-10: 0252030613
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Happy Feet The Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hoppers and Me
2005 - Happy Feet the Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hoppers and Me (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780152050573
ISBN-10: 0152050574
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Ten Times Better
2000 - Ten Times Better (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780761450702
ISBN-10: 076145070X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

A Book of Flies Real or Otherwise
1999 - A Book of Flies Real or Otherwise (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780761450504
ISBN-10: 0761450505
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Grandpa's Gamble
1999 - Grandpa's Gamble (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780761450344
ISBN-10: 0761450343
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Animals That Ought to Be Poems About Imaginary Pets
1996 - Animals That Ought to Be Poems About Imaginary Pets (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689806353
ISBN-10: 0689806353
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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1985 - Tap Dancing for the Relatives Poems [University of Central Florida Contemporary Series] (Hardcover)