Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry.
by Bryan, Ashley.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, c2001Edition: 1st Aladdin pbk. ed.Description:  p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.ISBN: 0689840454 (pbk.) :; 0613336666 :.Title notes: $15.30 2/12/2006Other title: ABC of African-American poetry.Subject(s): African Americans -- Poetry | American poetry -- African American authors | AlphabetSummary: Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a line from a poem by different African American poets, describing an aspect of the black experience.
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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.
Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a line from a poem by different African American poets, describing an aspect of the black experience.