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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

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Publisher Comments:

In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.”

Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelous celebration of the “Glad Season” is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths.

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Synopsis:

Maya Angelou's moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as a fully illustrated children's book, celebrating the promise of peace in the holiday season.

About the Author

Maya Angelou, poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director, was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written a cookbook, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table; five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved and Shaker, Why Dont You Sing?; and the celebrated poem “On the Pulse of Morning,” which she read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375943270
Subtitle:
A Christmas Poem
Author:
Angelou, Maya
Illustrator:
Johnson, Steve
Illustrator:
Fancher, Lou
Author:
Fancher, Lou
Author:
Johnson, Steve
Author:
illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher
Publisher:
Schwartz & Wade
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Children's Baby - Poetry
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20080923
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.50x10.50x.50 in. .95 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
00-UP

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