A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks

By DUNCAN, Alice Faye

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9781454930884
Publisher
Sterling


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2019  |  Poetry

K-Gr 3—Poet laureate Gwendolyn Brooks's talent with words was evident from a very early age, as this lyrical biography reveals. Against the thrumming backdrop of Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s, with its pulse of trains and blues, Brooks's story is that of a child whose parents believed in her. It is also the story of a gifted girl who learned to believe in herself despite the teasing of neighborhood bullies and despite the doubts of her teachers. When her teacher did not believe that eight-year-old Brooks wrote som...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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