A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams

By: Bryant, Jen

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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.

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

Author Name: Bryant, Jen

Categories: Award Winners,

Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers: July 2008

ISBN Number: 0802853021

ISBN Number 13: 9780802853028

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 312087