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Title Pass it on : African-American poetry for children / selected by Wade Hudson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.
Pub Info New York : Scholastic, [1993]
book jacket
 East Falmouth-Children's  J 811.08 Hud     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 811 PAS     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Note "The illustrations for this book were painted in oil wash on board. The type was set in Cheltenham and Charme Bold. Designed by Cheryl Willis Hudson"--Title page verso.
"Just us books"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Introduction -- African lullaby -- Dream variation / Langston Hughes -- Wait Little Joe / Lessie Little Jones -- The reason I like chocolate / Nikki Giovanni -- Time to play / Nikki Grimes -- Jim / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Daddy's little girl / Lindamichellebarron -- Prickled pickles don't smile / Nikki Giovanni -- Peas / Henry Dumas -- To catch a fish / Eloise Greenfield -- I can / Mari Evans -- Incident / Countee Cullen -- Midway / Naomi Long Madgett -- My people / Langston Hughes -- Harriet Tubman / Eloise Greenfield -- The voyage of Jimmy Poo / James A. Emanuel -- The dream keeper / Langston Hughes -- The sand-man / paul Laurence Dunbar -- Listen children / Lucille Clifton -- About the poets -- About the author and illustrator -- Acknowledgments.
Summary An illustrated collection of poetry by such Afro-American poets as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and Lucille Clifton.
Subject African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
African American children -- Juvenile poetry.
Play -- Juvenile poetry.
Families -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
American poetry -- African American authors -- Juvenile poetry.
American poetry -- African American authors -- Collections.
African Americans -- Poetry.
Genre Children's poetry -- 1993.
Lyric poetry.
Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 1993.
Add Author Hudson, Wade. Compiler. Author of introduction.
Cooper, Floyd. Illustrator.
Hudson, Cheryl Willis. Book designer.
Stevens, Lauren. Editor.
Scholastic Inc. Publisher.
ISBN 0590457705
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