Brown Honey In Broomwheat Tea by Joyce Carol ThomasBrown Honey In Broomwheat Tea by Joyce Carol Thomas

Brown Honey In Broomwheat Tea

byJoyce Carol Thomas

Paperback | December 8, 1995

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An award-winning, beautiful picture book—poetry and art exploring issues of African American identity. A favorite book to share in schools and homes.

Included in's 2017 list of recommended diverse poetry picture books for kids, and a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

"A must," according to Kirkus. "Delicately interwoven images. Laden with meaning, the poetry is significant and lovely. Cooper's paintings, with vibrant, unsentimentalized characters in earth tone illumined with gold, are warm, contemplative."

Booklist commented: "Poems rooted in home, family, and the African-American experience. Highly readable and attractive."

Added "Each poem has a unique message and theme and is accompanied by beautiful brown and gold earth-tone illustrations related to broomwheat tea."

Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned author who received the National Book Award for her first novel, Marked By Fire, and a Coretta Scott King Honor for her first picture book, Brown Honey In Broomwheat Tea. Her other titles include I Have Heard Of A Land, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; The Gospel Cinderella; cCrowning G...
Title:Brown Honey In Broomwheat TeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.75 × 9.81 × 0.68 inPublished:December 8, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064434397

ISBN - 13:9780064434393

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

In this inspiring collection of poems, National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Thomas pays tribute to family and individuality. "Cooper's paintings are warm, contemplative--a beautiful complement to Thomas' eloquence".--Kirkus Reviews (pointer). Full color

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