Spin a Soft Black Song: Poems For Children by Nikki GiovanniSpin a Soft Black Song: Poems For Children by Nikki Giovanni

Spin a Soft Black Song: Poems For Children

byNikki GiovanniIllustratorGeorge Martins

Paperback | April 1, 1987

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A favorite collection of thirty-five poems for and about black children celebrates the energy and joy of life.

Nikki Giovanni has written many books of poetry for children and adults. She is the author of Lincoln and Douglass, The Genie in the Jar, and Ego-tripping and Other Poems for Young People. Rosa is a Caldecott Honor book. Giovanni calls herself, "a Black American, a daughter, a mother, a professor of English." She was born in Knoxville...
Title:Spin a Soft Black Song: Poems For ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 7.58 × 5.12 × 0.21 inPublished:April 1, 1987Publisher:Square Fish

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374464693

ISBN - 13:9780374464691

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


From Our Editors

A poetry collection which recounts the feelings of Black children about their neighborhoods, American society, and themselves.

Editorial Reviews

"Martins' black-and-white drawings exude action and feeling, and the elements he chose to illustrate are perceptive and sensitive...A fine addition to the poetry shelves." -Booklist