Exquisite

Exquisite

The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks

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This picture book biography introduces the journey of Gwendolyn Brooks, the first Black person to win the Pulitzer Prize. Readers follow Gwendolyn from her childhood and early love of poetry, to her poems published as a girl, to her financial struggles as an adult during the Depression, to her success.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781419734113
1419734113
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cabrera, Cozbi A. - Illustrator

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Coretta Scott King Author Honor book as well as a Siebert Informational Book Award Honor book.


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ALDuris
Mar 16, 2021

This lovely picture book introduces children to the life of Gwendolyn Brooks and poetry. The illustrations are magnificient. Highly recommended and great read for Poetry month in April.

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LauraMcShaneCLE
Jan 25, 2021

"Poetry comes out of life" -Gwendolyn Brooks. https://cml.bibliocommons.com/list/share/277203937_lpl_karena/1819301934_2021_youth_media_awards

Coretta Scott King Book Award for Illustrator Honor Book. Robert F. Sibert Medal Honor Book.

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