Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes
by Langston Hughes, Illustrated by Benny Andrews
- A Top 150 African-American Children’s Book
- 2 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Coretta Scott King Award Winning Book 2007
Publication Date: Jan 01, 2013
List Price: $14.95
Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Age: 8 years
Imprint: Sterling Children’s Books
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Parent Company: Barnes & Noble
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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.”
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