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The dream keeper and other poems : including seven additional poems —Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience.

You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys —Flake, Sharon G.

Presents a collection of short stories and poems about African American teenage boys and the issues they must deal with, including HIV, teen pregnancy, and homelessness.

Lullaby (for a Black mother) —Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, author.

The author's poem about a mother's love for her child is paired with color illustrations.

Danitra Brown, class clown —Grimes, Nikki.

In this story told in a series of rhyming poems, Zuri faces her fears about starting a new school year with the help of free-spirited best friend, Danitra.

In for winter, out for spring —Adoff, Arnold, author.

This collection of poems, told from the perspective of a young girl, celebrates family life throughout the yearly cycle of seasons.

The undefeated —Alexander, Kwame, author.

"The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"-- Provided by publisher.

How sweet the sound : African-American songs for children

Presents lyrics and background notes for twenty-three contemporary and traditional African-American songs. Includes "Kumbaya," "Take the 'A' Train," and Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday."

Dark sons —Grimes, Nikki.

Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers a...

Come Sunday —Grimes, Nikki.

A little girl describes a typical Sunday from the moment her mother wakes her up through the different elements of the worship service in church.

Harlem : a poem —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem.

The Negro speaks of rivers —Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c1994), illustrated with watercolors.

Blues journey —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014
Book On CD
2005
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A blues poem that revisits the history of the African American experience.

You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys —Flake, Sharon G.

Presents a collection of short stories and poems about African-American teenage boys and the issues they must deal with, including HIV, teen pregnancy, and homelessness.

Freedom over me eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, this moving book-on-video contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life.

My people —Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the ...

Langston Hughes —Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children.

The blacker the berry : poems —Thomas, Joyce Carol.

A collection of poems, including "Golden Goodness," "Cranberry Red," and "Biscuit Brown," celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.

Freedom's a-calling me —Shange, Ntozake.

A collection of poems brings to life the treacherous journey of the travelers on the Underground Railroad, in a universal story about the human need to be free.

Blues journey —Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

A blues poem that revisits the history of the African American experience.

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