River of Words by Jen Bryant
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River of Words
By Jen Bryant

A River of Words

The Story of William Carlos Williams

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Format: Hardback

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River of Words by Jen Bryant

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2009 Caldecott Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookA New York Times Best Illustrated Children s BookA Charlotte Zolotow Honor BookNCTE Notable Children s Book When he wrote poems, he felt as free as the Passaic River as it rushed to the falls. Willie s notebooks filled up, one after another. Willie s words gave him freedom and peace, but he also knew he needed to earn a living. So he went off to medical school and became a doctor -- one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing poetry. In this picture book biography of William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant s engaging prose and Melissa Sweet s stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who found a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780802853028
ISBN-10: 0802853021
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 250mm x 11mm)
Pages: 34
Imprint: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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"Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet team up once again to share this inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was: an artist."--Amazon.com.

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