WorldCat Identities

Adoff, Arnold

Overview
Works: 74 works in 251 publications in 1 language and 34,577 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: PS3551.D66, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arnold Adoff
The poetry of Black America; anthology of the 20th century by Arnold Adoff( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 2,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 600 poems by 145 authors, this book gives a cross-section of black American poetry writing in the twentieth century
Black is brown is tan by Arnold Adoff( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives
I am the darker brother; an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on aspects of race or racial problems by well-known Negro poets, including Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson
All the colors of the race : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father
Malcolm X by Arnold Adoff( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates briefly the life story of a convict who rises through self-education and love of his black brothers to become a leader of the black people of the United States
My Black me: a beginning book of Black poetry by Arnold Adoff( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of poems reflecting thoughts on being black by such authors as Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Imamu Amiri Baraka
Sports pages by Arnold Adoff( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems about the experiences and feelings of young athletes involved in various sports
Black on black; commentaries by Negro Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of essays and extracts from books presenting a chronology of influential Negro thinking ranging from the 19th century to the present
In for winter, out for spring by Arnold Adoff( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of poems, told from the perspective of a young girl, celebrates family life throughout the yearly cycle of seasons
Love letters by Arnold Adoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty poems written by kids and klutzes, secret admirers and detractors, friends, enemies, and skeptics to the objects of their affection--or aversion
Black out loud; an anthology of modern poems by Black Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry by twentieth-century black Americans expressing what it is like to be black in the United States. Includes capsule biographies of the poets
Roots and blues : a celebration by Arnold Adoff( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrical text explores how Blues have been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners
Eats : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the poet's love of food and eating
Touch the poem by Arnold Adoff( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about the sense of touch including a baby's foot in one's palm, peach fuzz on the lip, and the forehead against a cold window
I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by African Americans( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects verse by African American poets of the twentieth century
Street music : city poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen poems explore the sights and sounds of life in a big city
Chocolate dreams : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original poems on a favorite subject by a chocolate lover
City in all directions : an anthology of modern poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poems celebrating city life around the world
Celebrations : a new anthology of Black American poetry by Arnold Adoff( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thematically arranged contributions of eighty-five Afro-American poets
Ma nda la by Arnold Adoff( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sounds MA, DA, LA, HA, RA, NA, and AH (representing respectively mother, father, singing, laughing, cheering, sighing, and contentment) form a chant celebrating an African family's cultivation and harvest of a corn crop
 
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Alternative Names
Adoff, Arnold 1935-

Arnold Adoff Writer

アドフ, アーノルド

Languages
English (153)

Covers
Black is brown is tanMalcolm XMy Black me: a beginning book of Black poetrySports pagesIn for winter, out for springLove lettersRoots and blues : a celebrationTouch the poem