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Poetry for Young People free pdf An acclaimed anthology receives a new design and cover! Award-winning writer, historian, and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou is a true American icon. Twenty-five of her finest poems capture a range of emotions and experiences, from the playful "Harlem Hopscotch" to the prideful "Me and My Work" to the soul-stirring "Still I Rise." Award-winning artist Jerome Lagarrigue masterfully illustrates each verse, and renowned academic Dr. Edwin Graves Wilson, a longtime colleague of Dr. Angelou, has written the book's introduction, introductions to the poems, and annotations.

About Dr Edwin Graves Wilson

Maya Angelou is an award-winning poet, author, historian, songwriter, playwright, dancer, stage and screen producer, director, singer, and civil rights activist. Her books include the bestselling autobiographies "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" and "Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Die," nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. She received a Tony-award nomination for "Look Away," and in 1993 won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for "On the Pulse of Morning."For more than 50 years, Dr. Edwin Graves Wilson has been a much-admired educator at Wake Forest College, from which he graduated before going on to receive his MA and PhD from Harvard University. He has served as Provost at Wake Forest, as well as Dean of the college and Senior Vice President, and also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Campbell University. Wilson has served on many councils and boards, including the Carolina Arts Council, Piedmont Opera Theatre, and Museum of American Art.Jerome Lagarrigue won the Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe award for best new talent and the Ezra Jack Keats award for best illustrator for "Freedom Summer" (Simon

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Author : Dr Edwin Graves Wilson
Publisher : Sterling
Data Published : 01 January 2013
ISBN : 1454903295
EAN : 9781454903291
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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