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Hip hop speaks to children : a celebration of poetry with a beat

Author: Nikki Giovanni; Tony Medina; Willie Perdomo; Michele Scott; Kristen Balouch; et al
Publisher: Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an illustrated collection of poetry, rhythmic prose, and hip-hop and rap lyrics for children, mostly by African American authors.
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Genre/Form: Echo verse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Giovanni; Tony Medina; Willie Perdomo; Michele Scott; Kristen Balouch; et al
ISBN: 1402210485 9781402210488
OCLC Number: 1101154932
Notes: Includes index.
Cast: Performed by many of the original artists.
Description: 72 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 28 cm. + 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Things / Eloise Greenfield --
Hip hop rules the world / Jacqueline Woodson --
I think I'll call it morning / Gil Scott-Heron --
Aloneness / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The girls in the circle / Nikki Giovanni --
From "Ham n eggs" / A tribe called Quest --
Music for fun and profit / Gary Soto --
Audition / Hope Anita Smith --
from "Hey Mama" / Kanye West --
Dream Boogie / Langston Hughes --
Funky snowman / Calef Brown --
Oh words / Eloise Greenfield --
from "Rapper's delight" / Sugarhill Gang --
from "Ladies first" / Queen Latifah --
People equal / James Berry --
from "It's love" / Jill Scott --
from "Umi Says" / Mos Def --
Taking action / James Berry --
Dream variations / Langston Hughes --
Allow me to introduce myself / Charles R. Smith, Jr. --
Me / Elizabeth Swados --
Dat dere / Oscar Brown Jr. --
Books / Eloise Greenfield --
For word / Benjamin Zephaniah --
Waitin' on summer / Ruth Forman --
Jimmy Wall, 14, boy evangelist / Walter Dean Myers --
from "Principal's office" / Young MC --
Love poem for my people / Pedro Pietri --
why some people be mad at me sometimes / Lucille Clifton --
from "Love is ..." / Common --
Harlem night song / Langston Hughes --
Harlem hopscotch / Maya Angelou --
from "The Creation" / James Weldon Johnson --
Ego tripping / Nikki Giovanni --
from "No regrets" / Aesop Rock --
First signature / Angela Shannon --
No images / William Waring Cuney --
Everything is everything / Lauryn Hill --
The Rose that grew from concrete / Tupac Shakur --
Long track blues / Sterling A. Brown --
from "Talkin' all that jazz" / Stetsasonic --
We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks --
If we must die / Claude McKay --
We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Who will cry? / Antwone Fisher --
The song of the smoke / W.E.B. DuBois --
Doubtless by Steve Ericson / Nikki Giovanni --
The negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes --
If we forget / Ja Jahannes --
from "I have a dream" / Martin Luther King Jr.
Responsibility: editor, Nikki Giovanni ; advisory editors, Tony Medina, Willie Perdomo, and Michele Scott ; illustrators, Kristen Balouch ... [et al.].

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Presents an illustrated collection of poetry, rhythmic prose, and hip-hop and rap lyrics for children, mostly by African American authors.

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