A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day

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A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Illustrations by Lou Fancher, Steve Johnson

First Release:

March 2017

ISBN: 9780425287682

Andrea Davis Pinkney’s lyrical narrative tells the inspiring story of a boy who pursued a dream, and who, in turn, inspired generations of other dreamers. Information about Ezra Jack Keats’s legacy. List of books written and illustrated by Keats. Sources. Full-color illustrations were rendered in acrylic, collage, and pencil, using images from The Snowy Day; Peter’s Chair; Hi, Cat; and Jennie’s Hat.

  • ISBN: 9780425287682
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Viking
    Page Count: 60
    Trim Size: 9 1/2" x 10 1/2"
    Illustrators: Lou Fancher, Steve Johnson
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.8, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: 620L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017
    Sydney Taylor Award, 2017 Silver Medalist
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    2017 Notable Books for a Global Society
    The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016
    Tablet Magazine Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2016, Picture Books
    Genre: Nonfic
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