A River of Words
The Story of William Carlos Williams
By (author) Jen Bryant
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River of Words by Jen Bryant
Book Description2009 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 DetailsISBN: 9780802853028
(235mm x 250mm x 11mm)
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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