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Pass it on : African-American poetry for children

Author: Wade Hudson; Floyd Cooper; Cheryl Willis Hudson; Lauren Stevens; Scholastic Inc.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of poetry by such Afro-American poets as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and Lucille Clifton.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile poetry
Collections
Poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wade Hudson; Floyd Cooper; Cheryl Willis Hudson; Lauren Stevens; Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0590457705 9780590457705
OCLC Number: 26053349
Notes: "The illustrations for this book were painted in oil wash on board. The type was set in Cheltenham and Charme Bold. Designed by Cheryl Willis Hudson"--T.p. verso.
"Just us books"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
African lullaby --
Dream variation / Langston Hughes --
Wait Little Joe / Lessie Little Jones --
The reason I like chocolate / Nikki Giovanni --
Time to play / Nikki Grimes --
Jim / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Daddy's little girl / Lindamichellebarron --
Prickled pickles don't smile / Nikki Giovanni --
Peas / Henry Dumas --
To catch a fish / Eloise Greenfield --
I can / Mari Evans --
Incident / Countee Cullen --
Midway / Naomi Long Madgett --
My people / Langston Hughes --
Harriet Tubman / Eloise Greenfield --
The voyage of Jimmy Poo / James A. Emanuel --
The dream keeper / Langston Hughes --
The sand-man / paul Laurence Dunbar --
Listen children / Lucille Clifton --
About the poets --
About the author and illustrator --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: selected by Wade Hudson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

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An illustrated collection of poetry by such Afro-American poets as Langston Hughes, Nikki Giovanni, Eloise Greenfield, and Lucille Clifton.

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Awesome Book

by lavagirl (WorldCat user published 2006-03-07) Excellent Permalink
My favoritw peom in the whole book was The sandman. It was very creative. The author probably wrote this because maybe a past experance with his children.
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