A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
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A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

Written by Jen Bryant & illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
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2009 Caldecott Honor Book An ALA Notable Book A New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book A Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book NCTE 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
    Publication Date
    July 9, 2008
    Page Count
    34
    Reading Age
    7 - 18 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0802853021

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