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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
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Poetry : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
More than 50 poems and an accompanying CD introduce poetry with a beat.

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Genre/Form: Compact disc
Children's audiobooks
Juvenile works
Echo verse
Compact discs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hip hop speaks to children.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, ©2008
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Giovanni; Tony Medina; Willie Perdomo; Michele Scott
ISBN: 9781402210488 1402210485
OCLC Number: 192048048
Notes: Includes index.
Cast: Performed by many of the original artists.
Awards: Winner of NAPPA Gold Awards (Pop-Up Books/Kits) 2008
Commended for Audies (Children Ages Up to 8) 2009
Commended for Moonbeam Children's Book Award (Children's Poetry) 2009
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 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.
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