16 Words

By Lisa Rogers, Chuck Groenink (illustrator),

Book cover of 16 Words: William Carlos Williams and the Red Wheelbarrow

Book description

This simple nonfiction picture book about the beloved American poet William Carlos Williams is also about how being mindful can result in the creation of a great poem like "The Red Wheelbarrow"--which is only sixteen words long.

"Look out the window. What do you see? If you are Dr. William…

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1 author picked 16 Words as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Every poem has a story about how it came to be, and readers will enjoy the story of “The Red Wheelbarrow,” one of William Carlos Williams’ most beloved poems. The text is engaging and fun, and the colorful illustrations highlight the story well. This a must-read for children and adults alike!

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