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Poetry for Young People

Langston Hughes (100th Anniversary Edition)

Langston Hughes, David Roessel (Editor), Arnold Rampersad (Editor)


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Celebrate 100 years of Langston Hughes's powerful poetry.

A Coretta Scott King Honor Award recipient, Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes includes 26 of the poet's most influential pieces, including: "Mother to Son"; "My People"; "Words Like Freedom"; "I, Too"; and "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"--Hughes's first published piece, which was originally released in June 1921. This collection is curated and annotated by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, two leading poetry experts. It also features gallery-quality art by Benny Andrews and a new foreword by Ren e Watson, a Newbery Honor Award recipient and founder of the I, Too Arts Collective.

Sterling Children's Books, 9781454943754, 60pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2021