The Resource Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks, (electronic resource)

Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks, (electronic resource)

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Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Title
Exquisite
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the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks
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eng
Summary
A picture-book biography of celebrated poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first Black person to win the Pulitzer Prize. Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) is known for her poems about "real life." She wrote about love, loneliness, family, and poverty-showing readers how just about anything could become a beautiful poem. Exquisite follows Gwendolyn from early girlhood into her adult life, showcasing her desire to write poetry from a very young age. This picture-book biography explores the intersections of race, gender, and the ubiquitous poverty of the Great Depression-all with a lyrical touch worthy of the subject. Gwendolyn Brooks was the first Black person to win the Pulitzer Prize, receiving the award for poetry in 1950. And in 1958, she was named the poet laureate of Illinois. A bold artist who from a very young age dared to dream, Brooks will inspire young readers to create poetry from their own lives. Suzanne Slade is the award-winning author of many books for children, including several about other groundbreaking women, such as Dangerous Jane and A Computer Called Katherine. Slade lives in Libertyville, Illinois. Cozbi A. Cabrera holds a BFA from Parsons School of Design. She has illustrated several books for children and is also well known for her handmade cloth dolls. Cabrera lives in Evanston, Illinois
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Midwest
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Slade, Suzanne
Dewey number
  • 811/.54
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Poets, American
  • African American poets
  • Electronic books
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juvenile
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Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781683354727
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12462934
Publisher number
MWT12462934
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Exquisite : the poetry and life of Gwendolyn Brooks, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781683354727
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12462934
Publisher number
MWT12462934
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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