EBOOK / PDF [Woody Guthrie Poet of the People]

  • Paperback
  • 32
  • Woody Guthrie Poet of the People
  • Bonnie Christensen
  • English
  • 23 April 2019
  • 9780553112030

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Woody Guthrie Poet of the People Read & Download ´ 104 Brated the great natural beauty of America This is an introductory biography presented as a picture book with a brief lyrical text and powerful hand tinted woodcut like illustrations It includes the complete lyrics to “This Land Is Your Land” and excerpts from his other songs A book for. I could not believe my eyes when I saw this a picture book about my favorite folk singer It is a well written history about Woody without being overly detailed making it suitable for all ages The illustrations match up with the folk style

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Woody Guthrie Poet of the People Read & Download ´ 104 A beautiful tribute to America’s greatest folksingerWoody Guthrie spent his life putting into words and music what the rest of America was thinking He roamed from coast to coast and captured the despair of those displaced by the Great Depression and the dust bowl eulogized workers and cele. This fine biography of social activist and musician Woody Guthrie introduces a man who was interested in speaking for those whose voices were often ignored or silenced Guthrie led a peripatetic life when growing up and money was not abundant As he traveled the countryside searching for work himself he also noticed and wrote folk songs about poverty and the bleak economic reality caused by the Great Depression Young readers may not know about any of this background but they will likely be familiar with his song This Land Is Your Land and enjoy learning about its creator and its inspiration The text may be lengthy but it is worth reading for its insight and passion into the man and the times in which he lived I couldn t help but think about all those families heading to California for jobs only to find nothing and no way back home Ah how lost how homesick and how desperate they must have felt Resembling woodcuts with dark and light play the illustrations are filled with scenes that prompt emotional responses For naysayers who belie the power of well chosen words or a song that comes from the heart this picture book provides ready evidence that they matter

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Woody Guthrie Poet of the People Read & Download ´ 104 All ages it makes this talented and tragic man accessible to young children and will please his older folksinging fans with its stunning art A Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookA New York Times Notable BookA Parents’ Choice Gold Award WinnerAn Oklahoma Book Award Finali. I think it s just amazing that this book exists and the art which is GORGEOUScouldn t be better suited to Woody Guthrie the man or the message he was trying to convey through his music My only complaint is that the text seemed to shy every so slightly away from his politics