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Grand mothers : poems, reminiscences, and short stories about the keepers of our traditions / edited by Nikki Giovanni.

Edition:
First edition
Publication:
New York : Henry Holt and Company, [1994].
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, [1], 168, [2] pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Grandmothers -- Literary collections.
Grandmothers.
Childrens subjects:
Grandmothers -- Literary collections.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Literary collections.
Children's nonfiction.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Such women as Gwendolyn Brooks, Mary Elizabeth King, Gloria Naylor, and Kyoko Mori celebrate the unique roles of grandmothers.
Contents:
My grandmother is waiting for me to come home / Gwendolyn Brooks
Listening with her heart / Virginia C. Fowler
A conspiracy of Grace / Ethel Morgan Smith
The roofwalker / Susan Power
A loss in Detroit / Sharon Dilworth
Grandma / Erin Khue Ninh
The magical grandmother / Maxine Hong Kingston
Telling tales and Mississippi sunsets / Gloria Naylor
My grandmothers / Mildred Bollinger Andrews
Going to Krogers / Nance Van Winckel
Seeking Polly, pretty Polly, poor Polly, or The granddaughter seeks to remember what the grandfathers sought to forget / Daryl Cumber Dance
Ba-Chan / Anna Esaki-Smith
My two grandmothers / Arlynn S. Geers
My emotional grandmother / Doris Moore
A union of confederates / Anna W. Kenney
My Russian grandmother / Rosel Schewel
Grandmother / Ellison Smythe
A grandmotherless child / Kathleen Carroll Bailey Angle
Grandmother / Kyoko Mori
I have a memory trace / Mary King
My grandmother was a great person / Deidre Hair
My grandmother / Ruth Rambo
Captain Mary B. Greene / L. Jane Greene
A different kind of starch / Elizabeth Isele
The Sunday dinner that got away / Margra Hyde
My French great-grandmother / Dorothy A. Schueler
Mama dear / Yolande Giovanni.
Notes:
"First Edition - 1994."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Giovanni, Nikki, editor.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Conspiracy of Grace.
Roofwalker.
Loss in Detroit.
Magical grandmother.
Union of confederates.
Grandmotherless child.
Different kind of starch.
Sunday dinner that got away.
ISBN:
0805027661
9780805027662
0805049037
9780805049039
OCLC:
30363455
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