We Are Shining by Gwendolyn BrooksWe Are Shining by Gwendolyn Brooks

We Are Shining

byGwendolyn BrooksIllustratorJan Spivey Gilchrist

Hardcover | May 30, 2017

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From Gwendolyn Brooks, U.S. Poet Laureate and the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist comes We Are Shining. Marking the 100th birthday of Gwendolyn Brooks, this powerful picture book is a celebration of the diversity of our world. This life-affirming poem is now illustrated for the very first time, with stunning, vibrant images.

A story of our shared humanity, Gwendolyn Brooks honors the beauty of our world and the many different people in it. Brooks speaks to all children of the world in this moving poem about acceptance, stressing that every child should have the opportunity for a shining future and offering hope for a better tomorrow.

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) was the first African-American to win the Pulitzer prize for her poetry collection ANNIE ALLEN, published by Harper. She was the U.S. Poet Laureate (1985-1986), was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame, received a lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1989, and ho...
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Title:We Are ShiningFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.98 inPublished:May 30, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062570668

ISBN - 13:9780062570666

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