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Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry.

Author: Ashley Bryan
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a line from a poem by different African American poets, describing an aspect of the black experience.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile poetry
Juvenile literature
Picture books
Alphabet rhymes
Juvenile works
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1997
(OCoLC)605234503
Online version:
Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©1997
(OCoLC)609318552
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Bryan
ISBN: 0689812094 9780689812095 0329029266 9780329029265
OCLC Number: 35001779
Notes: "A Jean Karl book."

Westfield State University Ely Library notes:
Corella Scot King Award.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1998.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: A. James Weldon Johnson --
B. Dudley Randall --
C. Robert Hayden (Sojourner Truth poem) --
D. Countee Cullen --
E. Henry Dumas --
F. Langston Hughes ("Freedom") --
G. Anne Spencer --
H. Eloise Greenfield (Harriet Tubman) --
I. Raymond Patterson --
J. Rita Dove --
K. Gwendolyn Brooks --
L. Lucille Clifton --
M. Margaret Walker --
N. Owen Dodson --
O. Haki Madhubuti --
P. Nikki Giovanni --
Q. Maya Angelou --
R. Roll Jordan Roll: Black American Spiritual --
S. Samuel Allen (Satchel Paige --
T. Paul Laurence Dunbar --
U. Imamu Amiri Baraka --
V. Sterling Brown --
W. Mari Evans --
X. Audre Lorde --
Y. James Emanuel --
Z. Frank Marshall Davis.
Other Titles: ABC of African-American poetry
Local System Bib Number:
73792

Abstract:

Not an alphabet book in the usual sense, this highly creative work catches the essence of 25 poems and an African American spiritual. Short full verses or complete poems are presented, but more often  Read more...
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