I Discovered Poetry: the story of a renowned poet's childhood
Penguin Random House USA...
and thought-provoking Civil Rights era memoir from one of America’s most
Looking back on her childhood in the 1950s, Newbery Honor winner and
National Book Award finalist Marilyn Nelson tells the story of her
development as an artist and young woman through fifty eye-opening poems.
Readers are given an intimate portrait of her growing self-awareness and
artistic inspiration along with a larger view of the world around her:
racial tensions, the Cold War era, and the first stirrings of the feminist
A first-person account of African-American history, this is a book to
study, discuss, and treasure.
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