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Exquisite

Exquisite is a vibrant portrait of the groundbreaking poet Gwendolyn Brooks from an author who frequently chronicles the lives of visionary women.

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Review of ‘Exquisite’

Author Suzanne Slade has penned numerous picture book biographies about visionary women (A Computer Called Katherine and Dangerous Jane). In Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks, she turns her attention to the poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize.

Though Brooks grew up in poverty, her family’s…

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