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A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

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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 2; 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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In this picture book biography, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who finds a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet.

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This picture book biography of William Carlos Williams traces childhood events that lead him to become a doctor and a poet.

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From the Publisher: A Junior Library Guild Selection. Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and Melissa Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man whose poems about ordinary, everyday things will inspire young readers to create poems of their own.

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ISBN:
9780802853028
Author:
Bryant, Jennifer
Publisher:
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Sweet, Melissa
Illustrator:
Melissa Sweet
Author:
Melissa Sweet
Author:
Bryant, Jen
Author:
Sweet, Melissa
Author:
Jennifer Bryant
Subject:
Physicians
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Physicians -- United States.
Subject:
Children s-Caldecott Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Children s Picture Books-Caldecott Awards
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
34
Dimensions:
10.35x9.25x.45 in. .91 lbs.
Age Level:
07-12

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"Synopsis" by , In this picture book biography, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who finds a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet.
"Synopsis" by , This picture book biography of William Carlos Williams traces childhood events that lead him to become a doctor and a poet.
"Synopsis" by , From the Publisher: A Junior Library Guild Selection. Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and Melissa Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man whose poems about ordinary, everyday things will inspire young readers to create poems of their own.
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