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In Daddy’s Arms I am Tall
by Folami Abiade, Dinah Johnson, Carole Boston Weatherford, Dakari Hru, Michael Burgess, E. Ethelbert Miller, Lenard D. Moore, David Anderson, Angela Johnson, Sonia Sanchez, and Davida Adedjouma, Illustrated by Javaka Steptoe

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List Price: $8.95 (store prices may vary)
Format: Paperback
Classification: Children’s
Age: 6 - 11 years
Page Count: 32
ISBN13: 9781584300168
Imprint: Lee & Low Books
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Parent Company: Lee & Low Books

Book Description:
In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace. Folami Abiade, Dinah Johnson, Carole Boston Weatherford, Dakari Hru, Michael Burgess, E. Ethelbert Miller, Lenard D. Moore, David Anderson, Angela Johnson, Sonia Sanchez, and Davida Adedjouma all contribute. Javaka Steptoe, who also offers a poem, employs an inventive range of media to bring each of the poems to life. In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall testifies to the powerful bond between father and child, recognizing family as our greatest gift, and identifying fathers as being among our most influential heroes.

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