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Thirteen ways of looking at a black boy

Author: Tony Medina
Publisher: Oklahoma City : Penny Candy Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fresh perspective of young men of color depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their Sunday best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina's tanka is matched with a different artist including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.
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Genre/Form: Blank verse
Children's poetry
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Medina
ISBN: 9780998799940 0998799947
OCLC Number: 1017884947
Notes: "The poems in [this book] were first published in slightly different form under the title Ancostia suite (13 ways of looking at a black boy) in Revise the Psalm: work celebrating the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks ... (Curbside Splendor, 2017)"--Title page verso.
Awards: Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Thirteen ways: an introduction --
Anacostia angel / illustrated by Floyd Cooper --
Little Mister May / illustrated by Cozbi A. Cabrera --
Images of kin / illustrated by Skip Hill --
The charmer / illustrated by Tiffany McKnight --
One-way ticket / illustrated by Robert Liu-Trujillo --
Lazy hazy daze / illustrated by Keith Mallett --
My soul to keep / illustrated by Shawn K. Alexander --
Do not enter / illustrated by Kesha Bruce --
Street corner prophet / illustrated by Brianna McCarthy --
Athlete's broke bus blues / illustrated by R. Gregory Christie --
Brothers gonna work it out / illustrated by Ekua Holmes --
Cat at the curb / illustrated by Javaka Steptoe --
Givin' back to the community / illustrated by Chandra Cox.
Other Titles: 13 ways of looking at a black boy
Responsibility: Tony Medina & 13 artists.

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A picture book that celebrates the rich and complex lives of black boys and men.  Read more...

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