Brown Honey In Broomwheat Tea

Paperback | December 8, 1995

byJoyce Carol Thomas

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‘A cycle of a dozen lyrical poems exploring issues of African-American identity through 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'a beautiful complement to Thomas's eloquence. A must.' 'K. ‘Poems rooted in home, family, and the African-American experience…. Highly readable and attractive.' 'BL.

1994 Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book for Nonfiction
1994 Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book for Illustration
1994 Teachers' Choices (IRA)
Notable 1994 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
1994 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)
100 Books for Reading and Sharing (NY Public Library)

1993 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)

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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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‘A cycle of a dozen lyrical poems exploring issues of African-American identity through 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'a beautiful complement to Thomas'...

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...

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Format: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

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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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