Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks By Suzanne Slade & Cozbi A. Cabrera

Back of Book: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 biographyContinue reading “Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks By Suzanne Slade & Cozbi A. Cabrera”

Tag Your Dreams: Poems of Play and Persistence By Jacqueline Jules & Iris Deppe

Back of Book:  Whether just trying out for the team or reaching for the Olympics, there’s something for every reader in this playful poetry collection! From baseball, basketball, and football to double-dutch, mini-golf, and turning a cartwheel, these poems look at facing fears, dreaming big, and never giving up. This well-rounded collection explores sports andContinue reading “Tag Your Dreams: Poems of Play and Persistence By Jacqueline Jules & Iris Deppe”