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Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People.

Author: Nikki Giovanni; George Ford; Virginia Hamilton
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, 1993.
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Insightful and fun, this collection of poetry captures the essence of the African American experience for young people.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Giovanni, Nikki.
Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People.
Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, ©1993
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Giovanni; George Ford; Virginia Hamilton
ISBN: 9781613746172 1613746172 9781613746196 1613746199
OCLC Number: 801363733
Description: 1 online resource (72 pages)
Contents: Also by nikki giovanni; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; foreword; part one; a poem --
(for langston hughes); ego-tripping --
(there may be a reason why); poem for two jameses --
(ballantine and snow in iron cells); poem for lloyd; for the masai warriors --
(of don miller); word poem --
(perhaps worth considering); the funeral of martin luther king, jr.; no reservations --
(for art jones); revolutionary music; poem for my nephew --
(brother c. b. soul); intellectualism; black power --
(for all the beautiful black panthers east); the genie in the jar --
(for nina simone). Poem for florabeautiful black men --
(with compliments and apologies to all not mentioned by name); poem for black boys --
(with special love to james); part two; revolutionary dreams; the price of patience --
(for hilbert on his retirement as english department head); reading the backs of books --
(for frank tota on his retirement as superintendent of roanoke schools); 2nd rapp; a poem for carol --
(may she always wear red ribbons); knoxville, tennessee; november; kidnap poem; dreams; communication; alone; everytime it rains; nikki-rosa; the flowering of change --
(the inaugural of toni iadoralo). Racing against the sunfoundation-wise: rock solid.

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Insightful and fun, this collection of poetry captures the essence of the African American experience for young people.

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