Brown Angels: An Album Of Pictures And Verse

Paperback | August 16, 1996

byWalter Dean Myers

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Join acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers in a heartwarming celebration of African-American childhood in words and pictures. Sharing favorites from his collection of long-forgotten turn-of-the-century photographs, and punctuating them with his own moving poetry, Mr. Myers has created a beautiful album that reminds us that "the child in each of us is our most precious part."

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In this beautiful volume, the award-winning author of Scorpions and Now Is Your Time! combines eleven original poems with a selection of turn-of-the-century photographs chosen from his own personal collection. "A celebration of childhood and the African-American heritage".--Los Angeles Times Book Review

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Join acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers in a heartwarming celebration of African-American childhood in words and pictures. Sharing favorites from his collection of long-forgotten turn-of-the-century photographs, and punctuating them with his own moving poetry, Mr. Myers has created a beautiful album that reminds us that "the child in e...

Walter Dean Myers is the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, winner of the first Michael L. Printz award, and Harlem, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book. The inaugural recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for child...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8.75 × 10 × 0.09 inPublished:August 16, 1996Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064434559

ISBN - 13:9780064434553

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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From Our Editors

In this beautiful volume, the award-winning author of Scorpions and Now Is Your Time! combines eleven original poems with a selection of turn-of-the-century photographs chosen from his own personal collection. "A celebration of childhood and the African-American heritage".--Los Angeles Times Book Review

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"Beautifully crafted, a labor of love. Myers has written wonderful, expressive poems that clearly celebrate the children in the pictures and the history of African-American childhood." (The Boston Sunday Globe)