Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet

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By Penelope Niven, Carl Sandburg
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books
Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet
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Hobo. Soldier. Reporter. Musician. Husband and father. Storyteller. Historian. Carl Sandburg was all of these things. But he distinguished himself above all as the Poet of the People, a traveler and dreamer who carried poems, stories, and songs in his heartand shared them with the many people he met in his travels. Seamlessly joining scenes from Sandburgs life, highlights from his poems and prose, and historically detailed illustrations, this thorough and thoughtful portrait turns biography into its own adventure. A time line and notes about the illustrations supplement the text.

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3720 words3,720 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 990LLexile 990L
Grade 3 to 5Grade 3 to 5
Published 2003Published 2003
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