My Black Me: A Beginning Book Of Black Poetry by Arnold VariousMy Black Me: A Beginning Book Of Black Poetry by Arnold Various

My Black Me: A Beginning Book Of Black Poetry

byArnold VariousEditorArnold Adoff

Paperback | November 1, 1995

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What does it mean to be black? What does it mean to be African-American? What is the black experience?

The spirited voices of twenty-six African-American poets speak to these and other questions in fifty collected poems that explore the African-American world. The rich words of this treasury rang out for the first time over twenty years ago, and will continue to shout their message for years to come.
Born and raised in New York City, Arnold Adoff was a teacher and counselor in the New York public schools for twelve years. He studied American history and literature at the City College of New York and at Columbia University, and he studied writing at the New School in New York City. His more than thirty books for young people and the...
Title:My Black Me: A Beginning Book Of Black PoetryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.25 inPublished:November 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140374434

ISBN - 13:9780140374438

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


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A compilation of poems reflecting thoughts on being black by such authors as Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Imamu Amiri Baraka.