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Black Poetry Day

Celebrate Black Poetry Day with these titles from Macmillan Childrean's Publishing Group

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My Feet Are Laughing

My name is Sadie and I live in Harlem with my mother and my little sister, Julie. Sadie likes living in her grandmother’s brownstone, where she has her...

By Lissette Norman and Frank Morrison

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Speak to Me

(And I Will Listen between the Lines)

Six voices from an inner-city classroom In a series of candid free-form poems, Karen English presents the thoughts of six third-grade children in one day...

By Karen English and Amy June Bates

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Square Fish

Spin a Soft Black Song

Poems for Children

A favorite collection of thirty-five poems for and about black children celebrates the energy and joy of life. "Martins' black-and-white drawings exude...

"...A favorite collection of thirty-five poems for and about black children celebrates the energy and joy of life.. A favorite collection of thirty-five poems for and about black children celebrates the energy and joy of life.. "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. ..."

By Nikki Giovanni and George Martins

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