For more than 50 years, Dr. Edwin Graves Wilson has been a much-admired educator at Wake Forest College, from which he graduated before going on to receive his MA and PhD from Harvard University. He has served as Provost at Wake Forest, as well as Dean of the college and Senior Vice President, and also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Campbell University. Wilson has served on many councils and boards, including the Carolina Arts Council, Piedmont Opera Theatre, and Museum of American Art.
Jerome Lagarrigue won the Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe award for best new talent and the Ezra Jack Keats award for best illustrator for Freedom Summer (Simon & Schuster). He was also awarded the Miriam Vanett Ridgway award for best illustrator for My Man Blue, published by Penguin, and was the recipient of the prestigious Villa Medicis grant and residency program in Rome.
Have read the poems all before and they are just as sweet today as ever. My eleven year old grand daughter will enjoy them now.Published 2 months ago by Pilates
Wanted a book of poems, but wasn't what I expected. Not something I can apply to my life or emotions. All are about slavery. Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. morgan
A wonderful publication suitable for adults too! A good resource for any Teacher of Language Arts!Published 3 months ago by Dianne R. Jones
I gave these books as gifts. I had a chance to view them. I enjoyed the contact. Maya continues to be a top notched pory sd fpot as I am concerned. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eleanor E. Peters
Ordered for my first grand child who will be born in June. My daughter is a writer and loves books, this will be a great addition to her baby's already growing library.Published 10 months ago by Shanna Letcher