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Ashley Bryan’s ABC of African American Poetry
by Ashley Bryan, Illustrated by Ashley Bryan

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List Price: $7.99
Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Classification: Poetry
ISBN13: 9780689840456
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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Book Description:
"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.

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