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Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry

Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry

Illustrated by: Ashley Bryan
For Ages: 4 - 8
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"And God stepped out on space,
And he looked around and said:
I'm lonely -- I'll make me a world."

-- James Weldon Johnson
Thus begins Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan's collection of inspiring excerpts of poems by celebrated African American poets. Beautifully illustrated with his own tempera and gouache paintings, Ashley Bryan's unique alphabet book will delight readers of any age.
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  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689840456 | 
  • January 2001 | 
  • Grades P - 3
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Ashley Bryan
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Ashley Bryan

Ashley Bryan grew up to the sound of his mother singing from morning to night, and he has shared the joy of song with children ever since. A beloved illustrator, he has been the recipient of the Coretta Scott King—Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award; he has also been a May Hill Arbuthnot lecturer, a Coretta Scott King Award winner, and the recipient of countless other awards and recognitions. He lives in Islesford, one of the Cranberry Isles off the coast of Maine, where he can often be found with a cluster of children, all singing.

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