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IN HER OWN WORDS

Seasons:

A Gwendolyn Brooks Experience 

 

by Nora Brooks Blakely (Editor) 

Cynthia A. Walls (Editor) 

Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Illustrator)

NEW FROM

A unique collection of poetry and prose by Gwendolyn Brooks. The 1st in nearly 15 years. Powerful images by award-winning artist, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, with pictures and moving memories.  (Suitable for Adults, Young Adults)

Publisher: Brooks Permissions in partnership with Third World Press Foundation (2017)

ISBN-10: 0979580315   

ISBN-13: 978-0979580314

 

$27.95 (hc)  $17.95 (ppb)

Maud Martha:

by Gwendolyn Brooks

      The only novel by Gwendolyn Brooks. Lyrical and strong, it lays bare the tarnish and triumph in us all.

Publisher: Third World Press - special reprint (October 1, 1992)

 

ISBN-10: 0883780615

ISBN-13: 978-0883780619

 

$12.95

In Montgomery…

and other poems

 

by Gwendolyn Brooks

Published posthumously, this new-and-selected volume is the last one Ms. Brooks prepared before her death.

Publisher: Third World Press; THIRD WORLD PRESS ed. edition (2003)

 

ISBN-10: 0883782324

ISBN-13: 9780883782323

 

$22.95

Revise The Psalm:

Work Celebrating the

Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks 

 

by Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editor)

Sandra Jackson-Opoku (Editor)

    This collection of poetry, essays, and art inspired by the work of Miss Brooks celebrates her life, writing, and activism.

Publisher: Curbside Splendor Publishing (January 17, 2017)

ISBN-10: 1940430860

ISBN-13: 978-1940430867

 

List Price: $24.95

The Whiskey Of Our Discontent:

Gwendolyn Brooks as

Conscience and Change Agent

 

by Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editor)

 Georgia A. Popoff (Editor)

Sonia Sanchez (Introduction)

      An important collection of essays examining the life and work of Gwendolyn Brooks and her impact as a poet, reporter, mentor, sage, activist, educator and generational link.

Publisher: Haymarket Books

(June 20, 2017)

ISBN-10: 1608467635

ISBN-13: 978-1608467631

List Price: $18.00

A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun:

The Life & Legacy of GWENDOLYN BROOKS

by Angela Jackson

      A new biography on Gwendolyn Brooks, the first in over 20 years, has utilized unprecedented access to delineate the development of a unique and powerful voice. 

Publisher: Beacon Press

(May 30, 2017)

ISBN: 0807025046

$24.95

The Golden Shovel: 

        New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks

by Peter Kahn (Editor)

Ravi Shankar (Editor)

Patricia Smith (Editor)

An amazing array of poets including Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Joy Harjo, Tracy K. Smith, and Timothy Yu work with an unusual new poetic form created by Terrance Hayes, using the work of Gwendolyn Brooks.

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press; 1 edition (January 15, 2017)

ISBN-10: 1682260240

ISBN-13: 978-1682260241

 

List Price: $29.95

FOR

ADULTS

IN HER OWN WORDS

FOR

KIDS

The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves:

by Gwendolyn Brooks

       A colorful tale using the animals of the world to teach young children the importance of self-definition.

Age Range: 5 - 7 years

Grade Level: Kindergarten - 2

Publisher: Third World Press (April 1, 1974)

 

ISBN-10: 0883780313

ISBN-13: 978-0883780312

 

$9.95

We Are Shining

by Gwendolyn Brooks

Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

      A powerful new picture book from Coretta Scott King award-winning artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist. An inspirational poem by Pulitzer Prize-winner, Gwendolyn Brooks, reaffirms every child’s “right to sing.”

Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool - 3

Publisher: HarperCollins (May 30, 2017)

ISBN-10: 0062570668

ISBN-13: 978-0062570666

 

List Price: $17.99