African American Poetry (Hardcover)

By Arnold Rampersad (Editor), Marcellus Blount (Editor), Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
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Description


The newest addition to the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series shines a light on the power and beauty of African-American verse. Helpful and generous annotations, a lively introduction, and beautiful illustrations make this the ideal book to introduce young readers to the marvels of poetry. Full color.

About the Author


Arnold Rampersad (Ph.D. Harvard) is the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He is co-editor (with Deborah E. McDowell) of Slavery and the Literary Imagination, and editor of the definitive Collected Poems of Langston Hughes. He is the author of the two-volume biography The Life of Langston Hughes, Jackie Robinson: A Biography, and co-author (with Arthur Ashe) of Days of Grace: A Memoir. He is also editor of The Harlem Renaissance.



Karen Barbour has illustrated many books, including "I Have an Olive Tree" by Eve Bunting. She lives in Inverness, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781402716898
ISBN-10: 1402716893
Publisher: Sterling
Publication Date: January 2013
Pages: 48
Language: English