Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry

by Ashley Bryan
Illustrator Ashley Bryan

415231986 | January 1, 2001 | Trade Paperback

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"And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
I''m lonely -- I''ll make me a world."

-- James Weldon Johnson
Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan''s collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American poets. Beautifully illustrated with his own tempera and gouache paintings, Ashley Bryan''s unique alphabet book will delight readers of any age.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.2 in

Published: January 1, 2001

Publisher: 415231986

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689840454

ISBN - 13: 9780689840456

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry

by Ashley Bryan
Illustrator Ashley Bryan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 12 × 9 × 0.2 in

Published: January 1, 2001

Publisher: 415231986

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0689840454

ISBN - 13: 9780689840456

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"And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
I''m lonely -- I''ll make me a world."

-- James Weldon Johnson
Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan''s collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American poets. Beautifully illustrated with his own tempera and gouache paintings, Ashley Bryan''s unique alphabet book will delight readers of any age.

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Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan''s collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American poets. Beautifully illustrated with his own tempera and gouache paintings, Ashley Bryan''s unique alphabet book will delight readers of any age.

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"This marvelous introduction should inspire many readers to seek out other works by these writers". -- School Library Journal

Appropriate for ages: 4