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$ 16.99

I, Too, Am America

Langston Hughes (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT)

List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Poetry / Equality - 2012)

Winner of the Coretta Scott King illustrator award, I, Too, Am America blends the poetic wisdom of Langston Hughes with visionary illustrations from Bryan Collier in this inspirational picture book that carries the promise of equality.

I, too, sing America.
I am the darker brother.
They send me to eat in the kitchen
When company comes,
But I laugh,
And eat well,
And grow strong.

Langston Hughes was a courageous voice of his time, and his authentic call for equality still rings true today. Beautiful paintings from Barack Obama illustrator Bryan Collier accompany and reinvent the celebrated lines of the poem "I, Too," creating a breathtaking reminder to all Americans that we are united despite our differences. (40 pigs) All Ages

This picture book of Langston Hughesäó»s celebrated poem, "I, Too, Am America," is also a Common Core Text Exemplar for Poetry.

Ashay says, "What a wonderful collaboration with Langston Hughes and Bryan Collier. A classic, a powerful combination ... so inspiring and always a relevant theme (equality and inclusion) in the classroom. Buy it today and add it to your library."

Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

 

ISBN: AAPO978-1442420083

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