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Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-Winning Poet and Children’s Book Author, Dies at 88

“The author of essays, novels, short stories and children’s books as well as poetry, Ms. Kumin (pronounced KYOO-min, like the spice) was praised by critics for her keen ear for the aural character of verse — the clash and cadence of meter, the ebb and flow of rhyme — and her naturalist’s eye for minute observation.”

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Kumin’s picture book, What Color is Caesar?, was published by Candlewick Press in 2010.

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