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POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: LANGSTON HUGHES (2013)



Author: Langston Hughes Illustrator: Benny Andrews
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Number of pages: 48 pages

Description:
WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD! 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.

ISBN 13: 9781454903284
Reading Level (grade): 3-Up

Available in English.