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Ego Tripping and Other Poems for Young People

Author : Nikki Giovanni
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Twenty years after the release of the first edition of this bestseller, poet Nikki Giovanni has added 10 new poems to the 22 that made up the original collection. Powerfully illustrated by George Ford, Ego-Tripping captures the essence of the African-American experience in ways that have special relevance and appeal for adolescents.

Ego Tripping and Other Poems for Young People

Author : Nikki Giovanni
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Insightful and fun, this collection of poetry captures the essence of the African American experience for young people.

Young Adult Poetry

Author : Rachel E. Schwedt
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Advises teachers, librarians, and parents on poetry selection for use in the classroom or counseling setting through annotations and a thematic guide.


Author : Nikki Giovanni
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She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask "Auntie, are you going to move?" all the strength of all the people through all those many years joined in her. She said, "No." An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This picture- book tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed. Award-winning poet, writer, and activist Nikki Giovanni's evocative text combines with Bryan Collier's striking cut-paper images to retell the story of this historic event from a wholly unique and original perspective. Rosa is a 2006 Caldecott Honor Book and the winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.

Spin a Soft Black Song

Author : Nikki Giovanni
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A poetry collection which recounts the feelings of Black children about their neighborhoods, American society, and themselves.

A Study Guide for Nikki Giovanni s Ego Tripping

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
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A Study Guide for Nikki Giovanni's "Ego-Tripping," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.

Representing Africa in Children s Literature

Author : Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
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Representing Africa in Children’s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children’s and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding colonialism, the politics of representation, and the challenges posed to both "insiders" and "outsiders" writing about Africa for children.

Poetry in Literature for Youth

Author : Angela Leeper
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Poetry in Literature for Youth offers teachers, librarians, parents, and students with an instrumental guide for incorporating all forms of poetry into the curriculum. More than 900 annotated entries provide descriptions of books and other resources, including anthologies, classics, various poetry formats, poetry novels, multicultural poetry, performance poetry, teen poetry, poet biographies, and curriculum connections. Lists for building a core poetry collection, along with resources for teaching poetry criticism and writing, electronic poetry resources, booktalks, classroom activities, and lesson plans complement this guide. For anyone interested in knowing about poetry in literature, this is an indispensable guide.

Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults

Author : Barbara Thrash Murphy
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Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults is a biographical dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of all major authors and illustrators – past and present. As the only reference volume of its kind available, this book is a valuable research tool that provides quick access for anyone studying black children’s literature – whether one is a student, a librarian charged with maintaining a children’s literature collection, or a scholar of children’s literature. The Fourth Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates African American contributions to children’s literature and books for young adults. The new edition contains updated and new information for existing author/illustrator entries, the addition of approximately 50 new profiles, and a new section listing online resources of interest to the authors and readers of black children’s literature.

The Sun Is So Quiet

Author : Nikki Giovanni
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Quiet . . . like a quilt on a feather bed . . . and frost on the window . . . we write our names knowing . . . the sun will melt them off But the sun is so quiet . . . that we don't care we smile —from Connie by Nikki Giovanni The quiet and noisy, wintery and sometimes sunny poems in The Sun Is So Quiet will always make you smile. Nikki Giovanni describes riding rainbows, tiptoeing through strawberry patches, licking chocolaty fingers, snuggling under covers, and many other wonderful childhood moments. Ashley Bryan's warmest, most colorful illustrations make each page look like a bright, beaming smile. Together, they have created a collection that you can linger over like a peppermint candy cane or enjoy as quickly as a snowflake melts on your nose.