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

Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description40 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Supplemental Content More Info
Other author/creatorAlexander, Kwame author.
Other author/creatorColderley, Chris, contributor.
Other author/creatorWentworth, Marjory, (Marjory Heath), 1958- contributor.
Other author/creatorHolmes, Ekua, illustrator.
Contents Part 1. 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.
Abstract Presents a collection of 20 poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.
Abstract Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award, complete the celebration and invite the reader to listen, wonder, and perhaps even pick up a pen.
Local noteLittle--3051310697170
Awards noteCoretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner, 2018.
Awards noteCoretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 2018.
Awards noteBooklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
Awards noteA Junior Library Guild Selection.
Awards noteALA Notable Books for Children, 2018.
Awards noteNotable Books of the English Language Arts, 2018.
Awards noteNotable Books for a Global Society, 2018.
Awards noteNPR Book Concierge, 2017.
Genre/formPaper case bindings.
Genre/formIllustrated case bindings.
Genre/formBook jackets.
Genre/formChildren's poetry.
Genre/formAmerican poetry.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/formJuvenile works.
LCCN 2017931505
ISBN9780763680947 (hardcover)
ISBN076368094X (hardcover)
Stock number40027936845 YBP

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