The Dream Keeper

The Dream Keeper Cover

The Dream Keeper

And Other Poems

By Langston Hughes; Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)

Alfred A. Knopf, Paperback, 9780679883470, 83pp.

Publication Date: December 3, 1996

Description

Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it was in 1932.



About the Author
Langston Hughes, is the most widely recognized African-American poet of the twentieth century. Born in Mississippi in 1902, he spent most of his adult life in Harlem, where he died in 1967.Brian Pinkney has received two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and a "Boston Globe-Horn Book "Award. "From the Hardcover edition."


Praise For The Dream Keeper

"There's no better way to show kids what poetry is about than to share this collection."--Booklist.