Out of Wonder
Poems Celebrating PoetsBook - 2017
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.
From Library Staff
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
SchoolCorps2 Nov 02, 2017
Do you have a favorite poet? What is it that attracts you to his or her work? Do you like the style of the poems? Or maybe it's the subject matter that speaks to you? In this book, Kwame Alexander and his collaborators were inspired by their favorite poets to write three kinds of poetry: poems in... Read More »
multcolib_katec Jul 26, 2017
The poems will make you smile, contemplate, and seek out the works of the celebrated poets. The illustrations are some of the most beautiful to be found in books.