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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy
by Tony Medina and Javaka Steptoe and R. Gregory Christie




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The New York Times' 14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens

Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards 2020, Special Recognition

Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices 2019

Bank Street College of Eduction Best Children's Books 2019

Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor Book 2019

Kirkus Reviews Best of 2018, Middle Grade Poetry

School Library Journal, Best Books 2018, Poetry

These short, vibrant tanka poems about Black boys and young men depict thirteen views of everyday life: dressed in Sunday best, running to catch a bus, growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina's tanka is matched with a different artist--including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.

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More About Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina; Javaka Steptoe; R. Gregory Christie

 
 
 

Overview

The New York Times' 14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens

Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards 2020, Special Recognition

Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices 2019

Bank Street College of Eduction Best Children's Books 2019

Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor Book 2019

Kirkus Reviews Best of 2018, Middle Grade Poetry

School Library Journal, Best Books 2018, Poetry

These short, vibrant tanka poems about Black boys and young men depict thirteen views of everyday life: dressed in Sunday best, running to catch a bus, growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina's tanka is matched with a different artist--including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780998799940
  • ISBN-10: 0998799947
  • Publisher: Penny Candy Books
  • Publish Date: February 2018
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 8.6 x 6.6 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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