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Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets / Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated Ekua Holmes.

Alexander, Kwame, (author.). Colderley, Chris, (author.). Wentworth, Marjory, 1958- (author.). Holmes, Ekua, (illustrator.).

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  • 13 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 808.1 OUT (Text) 36626103817649 JUV Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763680947
  • ISBN: 076368094X
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: PART I: GOT STYLE? How to write a poem / celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye (Kwame Alexander) -- In every season / celebrating Robert Frost (Marjory Wentworth) -- I like your / celebrating e. e. cummings (Kwame Alexander) -- Contemporary haiku / celebrating Bashō (Chris Colderley) -- Snapshots / celebrating Nikki Giovanni (Chris Colderley) -- Jazz jive jam / celebrating Langston Hughes (Kwame Alexander) -- PART II: IN YOUR SHOES. Walter, age ten / celebrating Walter Dean Myers (Kwame Alexander) -- A field of roses / celebrating Emily Dickinson (Chris Colderley) -- The blue alphabet / celebrating Terrance Hayes (Marjory Wentworth) -- How Billy Collins writes a poem / celebrating Billy Collins (Marjory Wentworth) -- The Music of the earth / celebrating Pablo Neruda (Marjory Wentworth)-- Tambourine things / celebrating Judith Wright (Chris Colderley) -- (Loving) the world and everything in it / celebrating Mary Oliver (Marjory Wentworth) -- PART III: THANK YOU. Hue and cry / celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks (Kwame Alexander) -- The poet inside me / celebrating Sandra Cisneros (Chris Colderley) -- No idle days / celebrating William Carlos Williams (Chris Colderley) -- Song of Uhuru / celebrating Okot p'Bitek (Kwame Alexander) -- For our children's children / celebrating Chief Dan George (Chris Colderley) -- Spin a song / celebrating Rumi (Marjory Wentworth) -- Majestic / celebrating Maya Angelou (Kwame Alexander) -- About the poets being celebrated -- About the authors.
Summary, etc.: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.
Target Audience Note: NP Lexile.
Subject: Poetry > Juvenile poetry.
Poetry > Authorship > Juvenile poetry.
Poets > Biography > Juvenile poetry.
Poetry > History and criticism > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
American poetry > 21st century.
Poetry > Authorship.
American poetry > 21st century.
American poetry > History and criticism.
Genre: Poetry.
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