Hardcover - WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD!
A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimedPoetry 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.”
Age Range: 8 - 12