Remember Me

A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
Teen - 2nd Grade-College Freshman, Age 7-18 
34 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780802853028
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We can't get enough of this author/illustrator duo. They discover the most interesting individuals and masterfully shape the telling by relating familiar, present-day experiences with their characters' experiences, enabling details to stick. In this telling, William Carlos Williams faces the difficulty of balancing the need to earn a living with pursuing his artistic endeavors. He manages to establish a thriving medical practice that informed the poetry he created after hours. At his death he was remembered both as a successful physician and an honored, Pulitzer prize-winning poet. The illustrator's note explains her media-choice rounding out an already-rich experience.
Publisher Summary
In this picture book biography, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who finds a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet.
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