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Bronzeville Boys And Girls By Gwendolyn Brooks

Bronzeville Boys And Girls
by Gwendolyn Brooks

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In 1956, Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks composed a collection of poems that celebrated the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood. Now this beautifully reillustrated edition features vibrant new artwork by Caldecott Honor artist and Coretta Scott King Award winner Ringgold. Full color.
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Bronzeville Boys And Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks

This classic picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, paired with full-color illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold, explores the lives and dreams of the children who live together in an urban neighborhood. In 1956, Gwendolyn Brooks created thirty-four poems that celebrated the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood. Bronzeville Boys and Girls features these timeless poems, which remind us that whether we live in the Bronzeville section of Chicago or any other neighborhood, childhood is universal in its richness of emotions and new experiences.

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About Gwendolyn Brooks


Gwendolyn Brooks (1917--2000) is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Annie Allen and one of the most celebrated Black poets. She also served as consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress--the first Black woman to hold that position. She was the poet laureate for the state of Illinois for over thirty years, a National Women's Hall of Fame inductee, and the recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her works include We Are Shining, Bronzeville Boys and Girls, A Street in Bronzeville, In the Mecca, The Bean Eaters, and Maud Martha. You can find out more about her at www.gwendolynbrooks.net. An award-winning artist internationally renowned for her painted story quilts, Faith Ringgold is also the author of thirteen children's picture books, including the 1992 Caldecott Honor Award-winning Tar Beach. Her artwork is in the permanent collections of many museums, including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. She also has had exhibitions in major museums in the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey, with her husband.

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GOR004528837
Bronzeville Boys And Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks
Gwendolyn Brooks
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
2007-03-01
48
0060295058
9780060295059
Winner of Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) (Gold) 2007
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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