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 is the author of Lincoln and Douglass,Spin a Soft Black Song, The Sun Is So Quiet, and the Caldecott Honor Book Rosa. Her autobiography Gemini was a finalist for the National Book Award, and several of her books have received NAACP Image Awards. She was the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Woman of Courage Award, and...
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


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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