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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

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· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· December 3, 1996 · $11.99 · 978-0-679-88347-0 (0-679-88347-9)

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Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it was in 1932.

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"There's no better way to show kids what poetry is about than to share this collection."--Booklist.  

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WINNER 1995 - Horn Book Fanfare

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Langston Hughes, is the most widely recognized African-American poet of the twentieth century. Born in Mississippi in 1902, he spent most of his adult life in Harlem, where he died in 1967.Brian Pinkney has received two Caldecott Honors, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.


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