Picture Books By Topic: writing

A River of Words

By: Jen Bryant
Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet
Description: Biography/picture book Poets & poetry, biography, vocations, persistence Though he practiced medicine, William Carlos Williams became a recognized poet continuing well into his sixties.
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Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

By: Monica Brown
Illustrated by: Julie Paschkis
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Description: Pablo wrote poems about the things he loved—things made by his friends in the café’, things found at the marketplace, and things he saw in nature. He wrote about the people of Chile and their stories of struggle. Because above all things…Pablo Neruda loved people. (adapted from publisher description)
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The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

By: Don Tate
Illustrated by: Don Tate
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Description: George Moses Horton taught himself to read while a slave and became the first African American to be published in the South.
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