Marilyn Nelson


Marilyn Nelson is the author of Carver: A Life in Poems and Fields of Praise. She has won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award, the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, a Newbery Honor, and a Coretta Scott King Honor. Marilyn lives in Storrs, Connecticut, where she is a professor of English at the University of Connecticut.


A Wreath for Emmett Till

Marilyn Nelson and Philippe Lardy


Baobab Room

Marilyn Nelson and Jacques de FoΓ―ard-Brown


Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color

Marilyn Nelson, Elizabeth Alexander, et al.


The Thirteenth Month

Inge Pedersen


The Ladder

Halfdan Rasmussen and Pierre Pratt


A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young

Marilyn Nelson, Halfdan Rasmussen, et al.


Lubaya's Quiet Roar

Marilyn Nelson and Philemona Williamson


A is for Oboe: The Orchestra's Alphabet

Lera Auerbach, Marilyn Nelson, et al.


The Barns of Erie County

Marilyn Nelson and David Nelson


Papa's Free Day Party

Marilyn Nelson and William Anthony Still


Augusta Savage: The Shape of a Sculptor's Life

Marilyn Nelson