Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

Book - 2013
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WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD!
 
A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Showcasing the extraordinary Langston Hughes, it's edited by two leading poetry experts and features gallery-quality art by Benny Andrews that adds rich dimension to the words. Hughes's magnificent, powerful words still resonate today, and the anthologized poems in this splendid volume include his best-loved works: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”; “My People”; “Words Like Freedom”; “Harlem”; and “I, Too”--his sharp, pointed response to Walt Whitman's “I Hear America Singing.”

WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD!
 
A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Showcasing the extraordinary Langston Hughes, it's edited by two leading poetry experts and features gallery-quality art by Benny Andrews that adds rich dimension to the words. Hughes's magnificent, powerful words still resonate today, and the anthologized poems in this splendid volume include his best-loved works: “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”; “My People”; “Words Like Freedom”; “Harlem”; and “I, Too”--his sharp, pointed response to Walt Whitman's “I Hear America Singing.”
 


Baker & Taylor
Offers an introduction to the world of Langston Hughes, one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, and presents a selection of his poems that reflect African American culture and experience.

Baker
& Taylor

Featuring a new design and cover, a winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award combines evocative, gallery-quality artwork by the late director of the Visual Arts Program for the National Endowment for the Arts with beloved works by Langston Hughes, including "My People," "Words Like Freedom" and "I, Too."

Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, 2013, c2006
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 9781454903284
1454903287
Branch Call Number: 811.54 H8745p 2013 CHILD
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm

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