Soul Looks Back in Wonder

Paperback | January 1, 1999

byTom VariousIllustratorTom FeelingsEditorTom Feelings

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"The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans."—Publishers Weekly

In this compelling collection of words and pictures, the voices of thirteen major poets, including Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers, rise in response to the dazzling vistas and emotionally vivid portraits of award-winning artist Tom Feelings. A unique and moving collaboration that celebrates the sustaining spirit of African creativity.

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Award-winning children’s artist, Tom Feelings, inspires emotional responses in anyone who views his energetic work. In Soul Looks Back In Wonder, 13 major poets react to and write about his work in stunning poems kids will love. These are inspirational tales of strength and pride in an African-American heritage that promises on-going c...

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"The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans."—Publishers WeeklyIn this compelling collection of words and pictures, the voices of thirteen major poets, including Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers, rise in response to the dazzling vistas...

Tom Feelings has received numerous awards for his art in books. In 1972, he was the first African American artist to win a Caldecott Honor Award for Moja Means One: A Swahili Counting Book and in 1975 he won a second Caldecott Honor Award for Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book, both written by Muriel Feelings.Mr. Feelings taugh...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.5 × 10.4 × 0.19 inPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140565019

ISBN - 13:9780140565010

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 5

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Award-winning children’s artist, Tom Feelings, inspires emotional responses in anyone who views his energetic work. In Soul Looks Back In Wonder, 13 major poets react to and write about his work in stunning poems kids will love. These are inspirational tales of strength and pride in an African-American heritage that promises on-going creativity.