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

Author/creator Alexander, Kwame author.
Other author/creatorColderley, Chris author.
Other author/creatorWentworth, Marjory, (Marjory Heath) 1958- author.
Other author/creatorHolmes, Ekua, illustrator.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description40 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Subject(s)
Contents PART I: GOT STYLE? How to write a poem / celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye (Kwame Alexander) -- In every season / celebrating Robert Frost (Marjorie 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 Meyers (Kwame Alexander) -- A field of roses / celebrating Emily Dickinson (Chris Colderley) -- The blue alphabet / celebrating Terrance Hayes (Marjorie Wentworth) -- How Billy Collins writes a poem / celebrating Billy Collins (Marjorie Wentworth) -- The Music of the earth / celebrating Pablo Neruda (Marjorie Wentworth)-- Tambourine things / celebrating Judith Wright (Chris Colderley) -- (Loving) the world and everything in it / celebrating Mary Oliver (Marjorie 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 (Marjorie Wentworth) -- Majestic / celebrating Maya Angelou (Kwame Alexander) -- About poets being celebrated -- About the authors.
Abstract Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.
Awards noteA Junior Library Guild Selection
Genre/formPoetry.
LCCN 2017931505
ISBN9780763680947 (hardcover)
ISBN076368094X (hardcover)

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