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[[ Read Book ]] â Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People õ 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 celebrated 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 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 Finalist Picked up this delightful book about folk musician Woody Guthrie after viewing an exhibition about him at the Tacoma Art Museum several years ago Came across it while cleaning out a book shelf and re read it it s short, sweet and colorful. Woody Gunthrie Poet of the People is a biography of the life of Woody Guthrie This book is written by Bonnie Christensen The first thing I noticed about this book when I opened it was the illustrations The illustrations really pop out of the page Since the illustrations were so vivid, it made me want to read the bookThis book started out by talking about the famous song, This Land Is Your Land, which was written by the one and only Woody Gunthrie This Land Is Your Land, is famou Woody Gunthrie Poet of the People is a biography of the life of Woody Guthrie This book is written by Bonnie Christensen The first thing I noticed about this book when I opened it was the illustrations The illustrations really pop out of the page Since the illustrations were so vivid, it made me want to read the bookThis book started out by talking about the famous song, This Land Is Your Land, which was written by the one and only Woody Gunthrie This Land Is Your Land, is famous around the world and sung in many schools by all different children The book continued to talk about his life and why he wrote the songs that he did It talked about his passion for writing songs and so muchWoody Guthrie was truly an inspiration to others because he sang about problems going on and struggles in America He wanted everyone to have a voice he sang until he could not sing any On top of the amazing illustrations, Christensen put the lyrics of This Land Is Your Land, throughout every page I thought this really added to the story I highly recommend this biography for any ages However, I think 5th grade would be a perfect age group I love this book 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. Excellent children s biography of Woody Guthrie with illustrations that perfectly reflect Guthrie s genre Recommend.