Extraordinary Magic: The Storytelling Life of Virginia Hamilton is a lyrical picture book biography of one of America’s most celebrated children’s book authors, Virginia Hamilton, the first African American to win the Newbery Medal.
Each poem in this book is anchored by a single word and highlights anecdotes and themes that Hamilton shared in speeches, essays, and interviews. More information on the sources for each poem can be found here - NOTES ON EXTRAORDINARY MAGIC.
"Both a tribute to Hamilton’s genius and an invitation to those yet to come."
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