Brown Angels

An Album of Pictures and Verse

By Walter Dean Myers
(HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780060229177, 40pp.)

Publication Date: October 1993

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Prebound

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'The distinguished novelist has culled his personal collection of turn-of-the-century photographs of African-American children and composed the verses that accompany this enchanting selection of youngsters.' --NYT. 'A unique celebration of the continuum of human life and of childhood in all its robustness, fragility, and evanescent beauty. . . . An exquisite album. The 42 superbly reproduced black-and-white and sepia prints radiate intensely with the personalities of their subjects.' --SLJ. 'The poet, inspired by the photographs, affirms the black experience in a lyrical, tender, and sometimes humorous voice.' --H.

Notable Children's Books of 1994 (ALA)1994 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)1994 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)Children's Books of 1993 (Library of Congress)

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