Ekua Holmes

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement


Ekua Holmes, illustrator of Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets, is a fine artist living in Boston. The first children’s book she illustrated was Carole Boston Weatherford’s Voice of Freedom, which was a Caldecott Honor Book and a Sibert Honor Book and for which Holmes also won the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award.

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