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The entrance place of wonders : poems of the Harlem Renaissance / selected by Daphne Muse ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb.

Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., [2006] , ©2006.
Format/Description:
Book
[32] pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Subjects:
American poetry -- African American authors -- Juvenile literature.
Harlem Renaissance -- Juvenile literature.
African American poets -- Juvenile poetry.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Harlem Renaissance.
African American poets.
African American poets.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Harlem Renaissance.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Juvenile works.
Poetry.
Poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Presents a selection of poems from authors who composed their work during the Harlem Renaissance, including such poets as Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, and James Weldon Johnson.
Contents:
The Wishing Game / by Annette Browne
Tableau / by Countee Cullen
To You / by Langston Hughes
Sassafras Tea / by Effie Lee Newsome
I've Learned to Sing / by Georgia Douglas Johnson
The Gift to Sing / by James Weldon Johnson
Your World / by Georgia Douglas Johnson
The Runaway Kite / by Jessie Redmon Fauset
Dream Variations / by Langston Hughes
Rhapsody / by William Stanley Braithwaite
Palace / by Dorothy Vena Johnson
Slumber Song / by Alpha Angela Bratton
Children of the Sun / by Madeline G. Allison
The Lizard / by Gladys May Caseley-Hayford (Aquah LaLuah)
Winter Sweetness / by Langston Hughes
A Kindergarten Song / by Carrie W. Clifford
Common Things / by James Alpheus Butler, Jr.
Spring in New Hampshire / by Claude McKay
And This from Bruin Bear / by Countee Cullen
Next, From the Bees / by Countee Cullen.
Notes:
Includes an introduction to the Harlem Renaissance (1917-1935) and brief biographies of the poets.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1 and 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copies 1 and 2: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
2006
Contributor:
Muse, Daphne, editor.
Riley-Webb, Charlotte, illustrator.
Harry N. Abrams, Inc., publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0810959976 :
9780810959972
OCLC:
62588151
Publisher Number:
9780810959972 51695
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