Ashley Bryan’s ABC of African American Poetry
by Ashley Bryan, Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
Publication Date: Jan 01, 2001
List Price: $7.99
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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"And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
I’m lonely — I’ll make me a world."
— James Weldon Johnson
Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan’s collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American poets. Beautifully illustrated with his own tempera and gouache paintings, Ashley Bryan’s unique alphabet book will delight readers of any age.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General