My People

My People

Book - 2009
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Langston Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribue to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ginee seo books, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781416935407
Call Number: 811.52 HUGHES
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm
Subjects: African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry.
Coretta Scott King Award.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Charles R. Jr.,1969-- Illustrator


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This picture book focuses on just one of Langston Hughes' lovely, lyrical poems, and has images that are both beautiful in and of themselves and marry well with the text. Love it!

Apr 01, 2012

A very short Hughes poem accompanied by wonderful photos.


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