The Palm of My Heart
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- Seller:Barnes And Nooyen Books
- Sales Rank:1,414,302
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
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- Dimensions (in):9.9 x 8 x 0.1
- Publication Date:September 1998
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This dazzling collection of poetry celebrates the beauty of African-American culture. Written by 20 inner-city children, these moving and powerful poems represent little-heard and often overlooked voices. Full color.
When children give voice to their own feelings, the result can be magical. This touching and inspiring collection of poems by African-American children helps prove that point. Edited by Davida Adedjouma and lovingly illustrated by Gregory Christie, these 20 poems came out of a series of writing workshops with children who were encouraged to celebrate their lives, joys, influences and hopes. The results are pure poetry, honest, wise and encouraging: "Black is the color of some people/but people are different/differences are good because/no one else says the/same things as you." Not only will children find the poems interesting, they may just be inspired to explore their own feelings. All ages.
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