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Title African American poetry / edited by Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount ; illustrated by Karen Barbour.
Pub Info New York : Sterling Children's Books, c2012.
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book jacket
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 Nantucket-Childrens  J 811.08 AFR     AVAILABLE
Descript 45 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Series Poetry for young people
Poetry for young people.
Note Includes index.
Contents On Being Brought from Africa to America / Phillis Wheatley -- George Moses Horton, Myself / George Moses Horton -- Songs for the People / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- We Wear the Mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Dawn -- To One Coming North / Claude McKay -- The Black Finger / Angelina Weld Grimke -- Exultation / Mae V. Cowdery -- Song of the Son / Jean Toomer -- Tableau / Countee Cullen -- I, Too / Langston Hughes -- The Creation / James Weldon Johnson -- Haiku 37/ Haiku 64 / Richard Wright -- Frederick Douglass, Robert Hayden -- The Moose Wallow -- Pete at the Zoo / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The Bean Eaters -- I Want to Write / Margaret Walker -- The Nature of This Flower Is to Bloom / Alice Walker -- Winter Poem, Nikki Giovanni -- A Round / Carolyn M. Rodgers -- Poem No. 1 -- My Father's First Baseball Game / Afaa Michael Weaver -- A Meditation for My Son -- The Poet / Lucille Clifton -- Imagination / James Baldwin -- Caged Bird / Maya Angelou -- Alone / Michael S. Harper -- Plum blossom plum jam / June Jordan -- Offspring / Naomi Long Madgett -- Obsidian / Melvin Dixon -- Apollo / Elizabeth Alexander -- My People / Langston Hughes.
Summary Presents a collection of poems by African-American poets, including Lucille Clifton, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Elizabeth Alexander.
Subject American poetry -- African American authors -- Juvenile poetry.
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
African Americans -- Poetry.
American poetry -- African American authors.
African Americans -- Poetry.
Add Author Rampersad, Arnold.
Blount, Marcellus.
Barbour, Karen, illustrator.
ISBN 9781402716898
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