The Palm of My Heart (Paperback)

Poetry by African American Children

By Davida Adedjouma, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)

Lee & Low Books, 9781880000762, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2013

List Price: 10.95*
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Black is dark, dark is lovely, lovely is the palm of my heartand my heartbeats are filled with joy When children are encouraged to celebrate their lives -- their joys, their influences, their hopes -- the results are pure poetry. Honest, wise, and inspiring, each of the twenty poems in this dazzling collection resounds with the unique rhythms of life, as seen through the eyes of African American children.