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A river of words : the story of William Carlos Williams

Author: Jennifer Bryant; Melissa Sweet
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: A Junior Library Guild Selection. Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and Melissa Sweet's stunning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Caldecott Medal Honor book
Biographies
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: William Carlos Williams; William Carlos Williams
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Bryant; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780802853028 0802853021
OCLC Number: 183926404
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2009.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Target Audience: 820
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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In this picture book biography, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who finds a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet.

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Starred Review, School Library Journal, September, 2008"This stunning picture-book biography combines a lyrical text with wonderfully creative mixed-media illustrations in an impressive and Read more...

 
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