One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes PDF

By Nikki Grimes

during this selection of poetry, Nikki Grimes seems to be afresh on the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- together with voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and plenty of extra writers of value and resonance from this period -- by way of combining their paintings together with her personal unique poetry. utilizing "The Golden Shovel" poetic strategy, Grimes has written a set of poetry that's as beautiful because it is thought-provoking.

This precise booklet additionally comprises unique paintings in full-color from a few of brand new most fun African American illustrators, who've created items of paintings in accordance with Nikki's unique poems. that includes paintings by way of: Cozbi Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Pat Cummings, Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Ebony Glenn, Nikki Grimes, E. B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, Christopher Myers, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, Shadra Strickland, and Elizabeth Zunon.

A foreword, an creation to the background of the Harlem Renaissance, author's notice, poet biographies, and index makes this not just a booklet to cherish, yet a superb source and reference as well.

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