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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 : English
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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: Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: William Carlos Williams
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Bryant; Melissa Sweet
ISBN: 9780802853028 0802853021
OCLC Number: 900727837
Notes: Reading program: Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 4.6 0.5
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2009
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Target Audience: 820; Lexile
Description: 1 v. [36 sider] : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

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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 mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man whose poems about ordinary, everyday things will inspire young readers to create poems of their own

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