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One Last Word : Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance - Reprint by Nikki Grimes (Paperback)

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Inspired by the writers of the Harlem Renaissance, bestselling author Nikki Grimes uses "The Golden Shovel" poetic method to create wholly original poems based on the works of master poets like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Jean Toomer, and others who enriched history during this era.

Each poem is paired with one-of-a-kind art from today's most exciting African American illustrators--including Pat Cummings, Brian Pinkney, Sean Qualls, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, and many more--to create an emotional and thought-provoking book with timely themes for today's readers.

A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful resource and reference as well.

A 2017 New York Public Library Best Kids Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017, Middle GradeA School Library Journal Best Book of 2017, Nonfiction

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Nikki Grimes
Language: English
Street Date: January 21, 2020
TCIN: 53002874
UPC: 9781681196022
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-6089
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