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Artist Kadir Nelson illustrates Kwame Alexander's poem "The Undefeated" in a new picture book. Kadir Nelson/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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This Is For 'The Undefeated': A New Picture Book Celebrates Black Brilliance

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'Out Of Wonder' Aims To Inspire A New Generation Of Poets

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How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? 'Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way'

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In Dan Santat's The Adventures of Beekle, an imaginary friend sets out to find a child who needs him. Courtesy of Little Brown and Company Books for Young Readers hide caption

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

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