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The Resource I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry, [selected and annotated by] Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry, [selected and annotated by] Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

Label
I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry
Title
I, too, sing America
Title remainder
three centuries of African-American poetry
Statement of responsibility
[selected and annotated by] Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of poems by African-American writers, including Lucy Terry, Gwendolyn Bennett, and Alice Walker
Summary
A collection of poems by African-American writers, including Lucy Terry, Gwendolyn Bennett, and Alice Walker
Award
  • Claudia Lewis Award, 1998.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
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183237
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.008/092820896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS591.N4
LC item number
I35 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 9
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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three centuries of African-American poetry
Label
I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry, [selected and annotated by] Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
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Instantiates
Publication
Contents
I, too, sing America / Langston Hughes -- Introduction -- Lucy Terry (1730-1821) -- Bars fight -- Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) -- Liberty and peace -- George Moses Horton (1797-1883) -- On liberty and slavery -- James M. Whitfield (1822-1871) -- Yes! Strike again that sounding string -- Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911) -- Bury me in a free land -- W.e.b. Du bois (1868-1963) -- Song of the smoke -- James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) -- Lift ev'ry voice and sing -- Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) -- We wear the mask -- Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) -- Black finger -- Georgia Douglas Johnson (1880-1966) -- Your world -- Interracial -- Fenton Johnson (1888-1958) -- Children of the sun -- Claude McKay (1890-1948) -- If we must die -- White House -- Jean Toomer (1894-1967) -- Behive -- Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1902-1981) -- Heritage-- To a dark girl -- Arna bontemps (1902-1973) -- Black man talks of reaping -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Harlem -- Negro speaks of rivers -- Merry-go-round -- Cross -- Countee Cullea (1903-1946) -- Tableau -- Saturday's child -- Incident -- Margaret Walker (1915-1996) -- Sorrow home -- Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917) -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Malcolm X -- We real cool -- Maya Angelou (b. 1928) -- Still rise -- Audre Lorde (1934-1992) -- Rites of passage -- Amiri Baraka (b. 1934) -- In the year -- Nikki Giovanni (b. 1943) -- Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Alice Walker (b. 1944) -- Women -- Rita dove (b. 1952) -- Primer -- Editor's note -- Illustrator's note
Control code
191011
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780395895993
Lccn
97046137
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37980763
  • (OCoLC)37980763
Label
I, too, sing America : three centuries of African-American poetry, [selected and annotated by] Catherine Clinton ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
Link
Publication
Contents
I, too, sing America / Langston Hughes -- Introduction -- Lucy Terry (1730-1821) -- Bars fight -- Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) -- Liberty and peace -- George Moses Horton (1797-1883) -- On liberty and slavery -- James M. Whitfield (1822-1871) -- Yes! Strike again that sounding string -- Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911) -- Bury me in a free land -- W.e.b. Du bois (1868-1963) -- Song of the smoke -- James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) -- Lift ev'ry voice and sing -- Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) -- We wear the mask -- Angelina Weld Grimke (1880-1958) -- Black finger -- Georgia Douglas Johnson (1880-1966) -- Your world -- Interracial -- Fenton Johnson (1888-1958) -- Children of the sun -- Claude McKay (1890-1948) -- If we must die -- White House -- Jean Toomer (1894-1967) -- Behive -- Gwendolyn B. Bennett (1902-1981) -- Heritage-- To a dark girl -- Arna bontemps (1902-1973) -- Black man talks of reaping -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Harlem -- Negro speaks of rivers -- Merry-go-round -- Cross -- Countee Cullea (1903-1946) -- Tableau -- Saturday's child -- Incident -- Margaret Walker (1915-1996) -- Sorrow home -- Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917) -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Malcolm X -- We real cool -- Maya Angelou (b. 1928) -- Still rise -- Audre Lorde (1934-1992) -- Rites of passage -- Amiri Baraka (b. 1934) -- In the year -- Nikki Giovanni (b. 1943) -- Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Alice Walker (b. 1944) -- Women -- Rita dove (b. 1952) -- Primer -- Editor's note -- Illustrator's note
Control code
191011
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780395895993
Lccn
97046137
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37980763
  • (OCoLC)37980763

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