Listen Children: An Anthology of Black Literature

Listen Children: An Anthology of Black Literature

by Dorothy S. Strickland, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
     
 
Listen Children is an introduction to the world of black literature for all young people who are learning about values and feelings.

- Poems by Lucille Clifton, Eloise Greenfield, and Langston Hughes
- A full-length play by Alice Childress
- Stories by Virginia Hamilton and Kristin Hunter
- Recollections by Wilma Rudolph and Stevie Wonder

Overview

Listen Children is an introduction to the world of black literature for all young people who are learning about values and feelings.

- Poems by Lucille Clifton, Eloise Greenfield, and Langston Hughes
- A full-length play by Alice Childress
- Stories by Virginia Hamilton and Kristin Hunter
- Recollections by Wilma Rudolph and Stevie Wonder
- Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous speech
- 22 pieces in all, to be read with a group or enjoyed alone

Listen Children celebrates the joy and struggles of being young, the pride in being black, and above all the love we feel for others as we discover ourselves.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Twenty-two works feature black poets, playwrights, storytellers and great achievers (Wilma Rudolph, Stevie Wonder, Martin Luther King Jr.). Ages 10-up. (Jan.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440415558
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
01/12/1999
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 7.87(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
10 - 17 Years

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