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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Contributor(s): Hughes, Langston (Author), Pinkney, Brian (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0780768175     ISBN-13: 9780780768178
Publisher: Perfection Learning
OUR PRICE: $19.38  

Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 1996

Annotation: First published in 1932, "The Dream Keeper" is Langston Hughes's only collection of poems for children. It includes some of Hughes's best-known, best-loved and most powerful works, poems filled with spiritual energy.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry - General
Dewey: 811.52
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 1150 NP (Non-Prose Text)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 6.6" W x 9" (0.70 lbs)
- Topical - Home Schooling
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated
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Publisher Description:
Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after "The Dream Keeper" was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it was in 1932.
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