Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

by Chyina Powell
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

by Chyina Powell


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This fascinating book introduces readers to the life and legacy of Langston Hughes, a Black poet and activist whose artistic and cultural contributions expanded and illuminated the collective conversation on race. The book includes a table of contents, a Consider This special feature, a biographical timeline, informative sidebars, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. This Focus Readers series is at the Navigator level, aligned to reading levels of grades 3-5 and interest levels of grades 4-7.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781637393178
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 08/01/2022
Series: Black Voices on Race
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Chyina Powell is a freelance writer and editor. She is the founder of both Powell Editorial and the Women of Color Writers’ Circle and can often be found with a cup of tea and a book in her hand.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 "Let America Be America Again" 5

Chapter 2 Early Life 9

Chapter 3 Writing Black Life 13

A Closer Look The Harlem Renaissance 18

Chapter 4 Black Pride 21

Chapter 5 Writing His Way into History 27

Focus on Langston Hughes 30

Glossary 31

To Learn More 32

Index 32

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