Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

by Kwame Alexander

Illustrations by Ekua Holmes

First Release:

May 2017

ISBN: 9780763680947

Out of gratitude for the poet’s art form, this collection of original poems pays homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors’ hearts sing and their minds wonder. Preface. Brief biographies of the celebrated poets. Full-color paper-collage illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780763680947
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 56
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.5, Points: 5
    Lexile: Level: NP
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Coretta Scott King Award Winner, Illustrator
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Older
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Poetry
    Booklist 2017 Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Parents’ Choice Award Winner: Poetry, Gold
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Older Readers
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
    Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Nonfiction Older Readers
    Booklilst Lasting Connections 2017, Language Arts
    New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017
    NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads
    The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books 2017 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfic
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