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Make a joyful sound : poems for children by African-American poets

Author: Cornelius Van Wright; Ying-Hwa Hu; Debby Slier
Publisher: New York : Checkerboard Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems by Afro-American poets.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Make a joyful sound.
New York : Checkerboard Press, c1991
(OCoLC)555960992
Online version:
Make a joyful sound.
New York : Checkerboard Press, c1991
(OCoLC)609221835
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Van Wright; Ying-Hwa Hu; Debby Slier
ISBN: 1562880004 9781562880002
OCLC Number: 22906401
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 97 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Nationhood / Useni Eugene Perkins --
By myself / Eloise Greenfield --
Timmy and Tawanda / Gwendolyn Brooks --
September / Lucille Clifton --
Knoxville, Tennessee / Nikki Giovanni --
Summer vacation / Karama Fufuka --
Poem / Langston Hughes --
Rudolph is tired of the city / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Parades / Karama Fufuka --
John Coltrane Ditty / Dakari Kamau Hru --
Little soul sister / Useni Eugene Perkins --
Willimae's cornrows / Nanette Mellage --
Crown / Dakari Kamau Hru --
Black is beautiful / Useni Eugene Perkins --
In the playground / Abiodun Oyewole --
Milehigh Jeff the giant hare ; Sorry, sorry Mrs. Lorry / Nanette Mellage --
April rain song / Langston Hughes --
Things / Eloise Greenfield --
For peace sake / Cedric McClester --
Rhapsody / William Stanley Braithwaite --
Hope ; My people / Langston Hughes --
What color is black? / Barbara Mahone --
Africa / Abiodun Oyewole --
Color / Langston Hughes --
Haiku / Sonia Sanchez --
#4 / Doughtry Long --
Pretty brown baby / Karama Fufuka --
Ayo / Useni Eugene Perkins --
A welcome song for Laini Nzinga / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The mask / Dakari Kamau Hru --
Aunt Sue's stories / Langston Hughes --
"Kwanzaa is ..." / Cedric McClester --
Harriet Tubman / Eloise Greenfield --
Lullaby / Langston Hughes --
Who can be born black / Mari Evans --
A protest poem for Rosa Parks / Abiodun Oyewole --
Ballad of John Henry ; Martin Luther King Jr. / Useni Eugene Perkins --
A poem for "Magic" / Quincy Troupe --
Pigeons and peanuts for sale / Nanette Mellage --
Big Mama / Karama Fufuka --
Fine Black kinfolk / Dakari Kamau Hru --
Brothers / Langston Hughes --
Andre / Gwendolyn Brooks --
My daddy is a cool dude / Karama Fufuka --
Love don't mean / Eloise Greenfield --To Don at Salaam / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Father to son / Alfred L. Woods --
Mother to son / Langston Hughes --
Who am I / Kali Grosvenor --
Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen --
Hey Black child / Useni Eugene Perkins --
August 8 / Norman Jordan --
Snail / Langston Hughes --
Tommy / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Kick and live / G.W. Porter --
To catch a fish / Nanette Mellage --
I love the sea / Alfred M. Cruikshank --
Mocking bird / Nanette Mellage --
All I am ; One day / Abiodun Oyewole --
Flying kites / Quincy Troupe --
The poet speaks / John Henrik Clarke --
Butterfly ; Moving right along / Abiodun Oyewole --
Your world / Georgia Douglas Johnson --
If sometimes blue / Alfred L. Woods --
Fireflies / Quincy Troupe --
Another mountain / Abiodun Oyewole --
Winter poem / Nikki Giovanni --
Science ... / Gordon Nelson --
Dreams ; The dream keeper / Langston Hughes.
Responsibility: illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu ; edited by Deborah Slier.

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A collection of poems by Afro-American poets.

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