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Poemhood, our black revival : history, folklore & the Black experience: a young adult poetry anthology  Cover Image Book Book

Poemhood, our black revival : history, folklore & the Black experience: a young adult poetry anthology

McBride, Amber, (editor.). Byas, Taylor (Poet), (editor.). Martin, Erica (Halcyenda Erica), (editor.). Alexander, Kwame, (contributor.). Alleyne, Lauren K., (contributor.). Asim, Jabari, 1962- (contributor.). Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 (contributor.). Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 (contributor.). Browne, Mahogany L., (contributor.). Carson, DeeSoul, (contributor.). Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010 (contributor.). Comrie, Courtne, (contributor.). Diaka, Ama Asantewa, (contributor.). Douglass, Ryan, (contributor.). Eady, Antwan, (contributor.). Fuller, Kandace, (contributor.). Gabbin, Joanne V., (contributor.). Giovanni, Nikki, (contributor.). Hicks, Faylita, (contributor.). Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (contributor.). Jones, Jeanine, (contributor.). Keith, Tony, Jr., (contributor.). Knight, Etheridge, 1931-1991 (contributor.). Liggins, Simone, (contributor.). Lorde, Audre, (contributor.). McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 (contributor.). Minor, Rodrick, (contributor.). Perry, Jamar J, (contributor.). Priest, Joy, (contributor.). Renée, L., (contributor.). Sanchez, Sonia, 1934- (contributor.). Smith, Danez, (contributor.). Stephens, Fatima, (contributor.). Teklit, Jonny, (contributor.). Thompson, Tariq, (contributor.). Vincent, Donald, (contributor.). Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 (contributor.). Woodfolk, Ashley, (contributor.). Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, (contributor.).

Summary: Featuring contributions from an award-winning, bestselling group of Black voices, past and present, this powerful poetry anthology elicits vital conversations about race, belonging, history and faith to highlight Black joy and pain.

Item details

  • ISBN: 006322528X
  • ISBN: 9780063225282
  • Physical Description: xiv, 143 pages ; 22 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2024]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references
Formatted Contents Note: Intro: Young Afrikans / Gwendolyn Brooks -- V. 1: LIVIN'. Power / Audre Lorde -- The South / Erica Martin -- Colors / Fatima Stephens -- Textures / Kandace Fuller -- 10:32 p.m. / Courtne Comrie -- Views for Damani / Tony Keith Jr. -- Greasy Butt Kids / Dr. Joanne V. Gabbin -- Laughers / Langston Hughes -- Like a Wildfire / Ashley Woodfolk -- Won't You Celebrate with Me / Lucille Clifton -- Douen / Lauren K. Alleyne -- V. 2: GAWD. Genesis / Etheridge Knight -- Exodus / Jamar J. Perry -- Soup-her-stitions / Jenine Jones -- Runaway / Ryan Douglass -- The Lynching / Claude McKay -- A Hymn to the Evening / Phillis Wheatley -- Five in One / Ama Asantewa Diaka -- Other World: A Veneration / Faylita Hicks -- 20/20 / Simone Liggins -- Hottentot Girl Summer / Ibi Zoboi -- V. 3: HAUNTING WATER. Wrath of Scaled Gods / Mahogany L. Browne -- Portrait of a Daughter / Donald Vincent (aka Mr. Hip) -- This is not a Small Voice / Sonia Sanchez -- Loophole of Retreat / Joy Priest -- The Southern Mermaid / Amber McBride -- Untitled / James Baldwin -- The Little Black Boy Fins Some Shade / Tariq Thompson -- Follow the Drinking Gourd / American Folk Song (author unknown) -- Middle Passage: Day One / Kwame Alexander -- New Curriculum on Water / Taylor Byas -- V. 4: Magickal. Mumble the Magic Words / Jabari Asim -- A Fable / Etheridge Knight -- Anansi's Bop / Rodrick Minor -- Enough Room / Taylor Byas -- (un)chained / Erica Martin -- Ink & Thunderstorms / Amber McBride -- Why the Mosquito Buzzes in Your Ear / Danez Smith -- Grandmother Goddess / L. Renée -- Black Mythology / Jonny Teklit -- We Write / Nikki Giovanni.
Subject: Poetry Black authors Juvenile literature
African Americans Juvenile poetry
Black people Juvenile poetry
American poetry Juvenile poetry
Poetry Collections
Poetry Black authors
African Americans Poetry
Black people Poetry
Poésie Auteurs noirs Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Noirs américains Poésie pour la jeunesse
Personnes noires Poésie pour la jeunesse
Poésie américaine Poésie pour la jeunesse
Poésie Collections
Poetry Juvenile literature
African Americans Juvenile poetry
Genre: Poésie.
Poetry.
poetry.

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