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African American poetry

Author: Arnold Rampersad; Marcellus Blount; Karen Barbour
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, ©2012.
Series: Poetry for young people.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of poems by African-American poets, including Lucille Clifton, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Elizabeth Alexander.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Rampersad; Marcellus Blount; Karen Barbour
ISBN: 9781402716898 1402716893
OCLC Number: 778424112
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 45 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
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
Series Title: Poetry for young people.
Responsibility: edited by Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount ; illustrated by Karen Barbour.
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Presents a collection of poems by African-American poets, including Lucille Clifton, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Elizabeth Alexander.

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