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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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  • 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.
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.

Preface iv
Part I Got Style?
How to Write a Poem
Celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye
In Every Season
Celebrating Robert Frost
I Like Your
Celebrating e.e. cummings
Contemporary Haiku
Celebrating Basho
Celebrating Nikki Giovanni
Jazz Jive Jam
Celebrating Langston Hughes
Part II In Your Shoes
Walter, Age Ten
Celebrating Walter Dean Myers
A Field of Roses
Celebrating Emily Dickinson
The Blue Alphabet
Celebrating Terrance Hayes
How Billy Collins Writes a Poem
Celebrating Billy Collins
The Music of the Earth
Celebrating Pablo Neruda
Tambourine Things
Celebrating Judith Wright
(Loving) the World and Everything in It
Celebrating Mary Oliver
Part III Thank You
Hue and Cry
Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks
The Poet Inside Me
Celebrating Sandra Cisneros
No Idle Days
Celebrating William Carlos Williams
Song of Uhuru
Celebrating Okot p'Bitek
For Our Children's Children
Celebrating Chief Dan George
Spin a Song
Celebrating Rumi
Celebrating Maya Angelou
About the Poets Being Celebrated 42(7)
About the Authors 49

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