Langston Hughes

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Many fascinating people play a part in the history of the United States. Meet some of the most interesting in American Biographies. Take a walk along the journey of their lives, learning about their childhoods, their families, and the people and events that inspired them. Read about the contributions these individuals made not only to the United States but also to the world, and the legacies they leave behind.

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Overview

Many fascinating people play a part in the history of the United States. Meet some of the most interesting in American Biographies. Take a walk along the journey of their lives, learning about their childhoods, their families, and the people and events that inspired them. Read about the contributions these individuals made not only to the United States but also to the world, and the legacies they leave behind.

Each book contains colorful photographs and illustrations, maps, feature boxes, a timeline, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading.

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Who were some of the people who influenced Langston Hughes?

What is the Harlem Renaissance?

What are some works Langston Hughes wrote for children?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432964665
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: American Biographies Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,375,401
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 950L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

A Great American Poet 4

Early Childhood 6

Young Adulthood 12

A Writer Is Discovered 16

Harlem 20

More Than Just a Poet 24

Influencing Others 24

Langston's Legacy 30

Timeline 42

Family Tree 43

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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