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A song for Gwendolyn Brooks

Author: Alice Faye Duncan; Xia Gordon
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American experience in the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Children's poetry, American
Biographies
Poetry
Juvenile works
Juvenile poetry
Biography Juvenile poetry
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Gwendolyn Brooks; Gwendolyn Brooks; Gwendolyn Brooks
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Faye Duncan; Xia Gordon
ISBN: 9781454930884 1454930888
OCLC Number: 1080312965
Target Audience: 5 & up.
Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by Xia Gordon.

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Gwendolyn Brooks crafted poems that captured the urban Black experience and the role of women in society. This book celebrates her life and work.  Read more...

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"In sturdy free verse, Duncan (Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop) celebrates the life of Gwendolyn Brooks, an African-American poet whose gifts emerged while she was very young. Brooks's parents Read more...

 
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