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Title Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets / Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes.
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Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  808.1 OUT    AVAILABLE
Description 40 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Educational level group: edu School children lcdgt
Age group: age Children lcdgt
Age group: age Preteens lcdgt
Author: National/regional group: nat Virginians lcdgt
Author: Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Illustrator: Gender group: gdr Women lcdgt
Illustrator: National/regional group: nat Bay Staters lcdgt
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 Bash / 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 Presents a collection of 20 poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.
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.
Awards Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner, 2018.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 2018.
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
A Junior Library Guild Selection.
ALA Notable Books for Children, 2018.
Notable Books of the English Language Arts, 2018.
Notable Books for a Global Society, 2018.
NPR Book Concierge, 2017.
Subject Poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Poetry -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
American poetry -- 21st century.
Poets, American -- 21st century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
American poetry -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Children's poetry, American.
Picture books for children.
Genre/Form Picture books for children.
Added Author Alexander, Kwame, author.
Colderley, Chris, contributor.
Wentworth, Marjory, (Marjory Heath) 1958- contributor.
Holmes, Ekua, illustrator.
ISBN 9780763680947 (hardcover)
076368094X (hardcover)
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