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The Resource Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets, Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets, Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Label
Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets
Title
Out of wonder
Title remainder
poems celebrating poets
Statement of responsibility
Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents a collection of 20 poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world
  • Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award, complete the celebration and invite the reader to listen, wonder, and perhaps even pick up a pen
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner, 2018
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017
  • A Junior Library Guild Selection
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
808.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
PS595.A86
LC item number
O95 2017
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexander, Kwame
  • Colderley, Chris
  • Wentworth, Marjory,
  • Holmes, Ekua
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Poets
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • American poetry
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Poetry
  • Poetry
  • Poets
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets, Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Chris Colderley
  • Snapshots : celebrating Nikki Giovanni
  • Chris Colderley
  • Jazz jive jam : celebrating Langston Hughes
  • Kwame Alexander
  • part II. In your shoes
  • Walter, age ten : celebrating Walter Dean Myers
  • Kwame Alexander
  • A field of roses : celebrating Emily Dickinson
  • Chris Colderley
  • Part 1. Got style?
  • The blue alphabet : celebrating Terrance Hayes
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • How Billy Collins writes a poem : celebrating Billy Collins
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • The Music of the earth : celebrating Pablo Neruda
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • Tambourine things : celebrating Judith Wright
  • Chris Colderley
  • (Loving) the world and everything in it : celebrating Mary Oliver
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • How to write a poem : celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye
  • part III. Thank you
  • Hue and cry : celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Kwame Alexander
  • The poet inside me : celebrating Sandra Cisneros
  • Chris Colderley
  • No idle days : celebrating William Carlos Williams
  • Chris Colderley -- Song of Uhuru : celebrating Okot p'Bitek
  • Kwame Alexander
  • For our children's children : celebrating Chief Dan George
  • Chris Colderley
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Spin a song : celebrating Rumi
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • Majestic : celebrating Maya Angelou
  • Kwame Alexander
  • About poets being celebrated
  • About the authors
  • In every season : celebrating Robert Frost
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • I like your : celebrating e. e. cummings
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Contemporary haiku : celebrating Bashō
Control code
953805810
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9780763680947
Lccn
2017931505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
40027936845
System control number
(OCoLC)953805810
Label
Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets, Kwame Alexander ; with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Chris Colderley
  • Snapshots : celebrating Nikki Giovanni
  • Chris Colderley
  • Jazz jive jam : celebrating Langston Hughes
  • Kwame Alexander
  • part II. In your shoes
  • Walter, age ten : celebrating Walter Dean Myers
  • Kwame Alexander
  • A field of roses : celebrating Emily Dickinson
  • Chris Colderley
  • Part 1. Got style?
  • The blue alphabet : celebrating Terrance Hayes
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • How Billy Collins writes a poem : celebrating Billy Collins
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • The Music of the earth : celebrating Pablo Neruda
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • Tambourine things : celebrating Judith Wright
  • Chris Colderley
  • (Loving) the world and everything in it : celebrating Mary Oliver
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • How to write a poem : celebrating Naomi Shihab Nye
  • part III. Thank you
  • Hue and cry : celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Kwame Alexander
  • The poet inside me : celebrating Sandra Cisneros
  • Chris Colderley
  • No idle days : celebrating William Carlos Williams
  • Chris Colderley -- Song of Uhuru : celebrating Okot p'Bitek
  • Kwame Alexander
  • For our children's children : celebrating Chief Dan George
  • Chris Colderley
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Spin a song : celebrating Rumi
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • Majestic : celebrating Maya Angelou
  • Kwame Alexander
  • About poets being celebrated
  • About the authors
  • In every season : celebrating Robert Frost
  • Marjory Wentworth
  • I like your : celebrating e. e. cummings
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Contemporary haiku : celebrating Bashō
Control code
953805810
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9780763680947
Lccn
2017931505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
40027936845
System control number
(OCoLC)953805810

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