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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

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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...

Title:Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:56 pages
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  • Laura Harrison
    Mar 02, 2017

    One of the most extraordinary poetry picture books I have ever encountered. The poems are incredible but the illustrations! Astonishingly beautiful and powerful! Any teacher, librarian, parent, bookse...

  • Mary Lee
    Jan 22, 2017

    I didn't really read this book today...I read it months ago when I wrote the teachers' guide! But I heard Kwame Alexander and illustrator Ekua Holmes speak at ALA and got an arc, so now it seems real ...

  • Angela
    Jan 20, 2017

    Spectacular.This book will win awards. And it will be deserved. A much-needed addition to poetry collections for schools and libraries. ...

  • Dan
    May 20, 2017

    Out of Wonder is out of this world! Alexander's opening Preface sets the stage for this inspiring collection of poetry! Twenty beautiful poems written by Alexander, Colderley, and Wentworth to both ho...

  • Jillian Heise
    Apr 04, 2017

    A wonderful collection of poems that can be appreciated on their own and used as mentor texts. The illustrations are striking, vivid, and match the tone of each poems. I appreciated the three differen...

  • Courtney
    Apr 12, 2017

    Fantastic book for poetry writing with kids. Mentor texts upon mentor texts....

  • Mary Ann
    Apr 16, 2017

    "A poem is a s small but powerful thing. It has the power to reach inside of you, to ignite something in you, and to change you in ways you never imagined." -- Kwame Alexander As Kwame Alexander write...

  • Lynn
    Apr 15, 2017

    Wonder is the best descriptor for how I feel about all aspects of this remarkable book! The poetry is beautifully written and wonderfully captures the essence of the work of each poet tribute. A GEM f...

  • Jana
    May 20, 2017

    This book is a wonderful collection of poems that celebrate the work and style of renowned poets such as Robert Frost, Walter Dean Myers, Emily Dickinson, and many others. These poems are beautifully ...

  • Leonard Kim
    Mar 24, 2017

    Though I suggested Grimes' One Last Word wasn't helped by the juxtaposition of her work with her inspirations, it was still critical in a book like that to have them. Out of Wonder doesn't even do tha...