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I Am the Darker Brother: An Anthology of Modern Poems

Arnold Adoff (A) and Benny Andrews (ILT)

List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Poetry by African Americans - 1997)

Description: First published in 1968, this anthology was one of the first collections of African American poetry specifically created with the young reader in mind. Along with selections from Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Brooks, this newly updated version features poems by such contemporary poets as Maya Angelou, Ishmael Reed, Rita Dove, and others. This is a comprehensive reflection of the African-American voice and culture. (192 pgs) Young Adult.

Ashay says, "This book contains all the great iconic poems from the Masters of African American poetry. Just as our youth love Hip Hop I am sure they will also appreciate some of the great voices in African American history. Connecting the past to the present in a powerful way. Buy it today for the classroom and the library. Teach!"

Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces

ISBN: AAPO978-0689808692

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