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Works by Carl Sandburg

Poetry
In Reckless Ecstasy. Illinois: Asgard Press, 1904.
Incidentals. Illinois: Asgard Press, 1904.
The Plaint of the Rose. Illinois: Asgard Press, 1908.
Chicago Poems. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 1916.
Cornhuskers. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 1918.
Smoke and Steel. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1920.
Slabs of the Sunburst West. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1922.
Selected Poems. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1926.
Good Morning, America. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1928.
The People, Yes. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1936.
Bronze Wood. San Francisco, CA: Grabhorn Press, 1941.
Poems of the Midwest. World Publishing Company, 1946.
The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1950.
Harvest Poems. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1960.
Six New Poems and a Parable. University of Kentucky Press, 1961.
Honey and Salt. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1963.
Breathing Tokens. Edited by Margaret Sandburg. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1978.
Fables, Foibles and Foobles. University of Illinois Press, 1989.
Billy Sunday and Other Poems. Edited by George and Willene Hendrick. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1993.
Selected Poems of Carl Sandburg. Edited by George and Willene Hendrick. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1996.
Nonfiction
You and Your Job. Chicago, IL: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1908.
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years. Two volumes. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1926.
The American Songbag. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1927.
Steichen the Photographer. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1929.
Mary Lincoln: Wife and Widow. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1932.
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years. Four volumes. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1939.
Storm over the Land. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1942.
Home Front Memo. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1943.
Always the Young Strangers. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1953
A Lincoln Preface. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1953.
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years. One volume edition. New York, NY, 1954.
The Sandburg Range. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1957.
The Letters of Carl Sandburg. Edited by Herbert Mitgang. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1968.
The Chicago Race Riots of 1919. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1969.
Carl Sandburg at the Movies. Edited by Dale Fetherling and Doug Fetherling. New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1985.
The Poet and the Dreamgirl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg. Edited by Margaret Sandburg. University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Fiction
Remembrance Rock. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1948.

For Children
Rootabaga Stories. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1922.
Rootabaga Pigeons. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1923.
Abe Lincoln Grows Up. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1928.
Early Moon. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1930.
Potato Face. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1930.
Prairie-town boy. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1955.
The Wedding Procession of the Rag doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It Wind Song. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1960.
The Sandburg Treasury. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1970.
Rainbows Are Made. New York, NY: Harcourt, 1982.
More Rootabagas. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1993.
Never Kick a Slipper at the Moon. Holiday House, 2008.

Did You Know?

a black and white sketch of letters found on Carl Sandburg's desk; art by Will Irvine and Mark Haines

Everyday Carl Sandburg received mounds of letters from schools, organizations, beginning writers, media sponsors, critics, acquaintences, friends and family. Mr. Sandburg was very deliberate about to whom he wrote back, even keeping a carbon copy.