Book cover of "How I Discovered Poetry" by Marilyn Nelson, illustrations by Hadley Hooper. Picture of 3 family photographs hanging on a clothesline.

How I Discovered Poetry / Marilyn Nelson

The author reflects on her childhood in the 1950s and her development as an artist and young woman through fifty poems that consider such influences as the Civil Rights Movement, the “Red Scare” era, and the feminist movement.

Ages 12 and up.

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