African American Poetry
by Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount and Karen Barbour


Overview - The newest addition to the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series shines a light on the power and beauty of African-American verse. Co-editors Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount--both towering figures in literary criticism--have put together an impressive anthology that will open up a world of wonderful word images for children.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The newest addition to the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series shines a light on the power and beauty of African-American verse. Co-editors Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount--both towering figures in literary criticism--have put together an impressive anthology that will open up a world of wonderful word images for children. The classic poems come from some of the most influential and celebrated African-American writers in history, including Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Countee Cullen, Lucille Clifton, and James Baldwin. Helpful and generous annotations, a lively introduction, and beautiful illustrations by Karen Barbour make this the ideal book to introduce young readers to the marvels of poetry.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402716898
  • ISBN-10: 1402716893
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-UP
  • Dimensions: 10.13 x 8.85 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.96 pounds

Series: Poetry for Young People (Hardcover)

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