“Waters possesses such electricity that the federal government should tap him as an alternative energy source.” Michael Hoover, The Evening Sun.

Charles Waters (charleswaterspoetry.com) is an author, actor, children’s poet and educator. His latest book Mascot (co-written with Traci Sorell) has received multiple starred reviews. His other books (co-written with Irene Latham) include: African Town (winner of the 2023 Scott O’Dell Award For Historical Fiction), Dictionary For A Better World: Poems, Quotes and Anecdotes from A – Z, Be A Bridge and the Charlotte Huck Honor book Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes and Friendship. His poems have appeared in many children‘s poetry anthologies including National Geographic’s The Poetry of Us. 

Books by Charles Waters