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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:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 mixed-media illustrations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Carlos Williams; William Carlos Williams; William Carlos Williams
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Bryant; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780802853028 0802853021
OCLC Number: 800980860
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2009
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Description: 1 vol. (non paginé) : ill. en coul. ; 26 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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