“The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans.”—Publishers Weekly
In this compelling collection of words and pictures, the voices of thirteen major poets, including Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers, rise in response to the dazzling vistas and emotionally vivid portraits of award-winning artist Tom Feelings. A unique and moving collaboration that celebrates the sustaining spirit of African creativity.
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Peter MacMillan was born in Ireland and has lived in Japan for more than twenty years. He has been a visiting researcher at the universities of Princeton, Columbia and Oxford, and is currently a translator, poet and print-maker. He has translated Tales of Ise and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each for Penguin Classics.
Published by Puffin Books Jan 01, 1999| 40 Pages| 10-3/8 x 9-1/2| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780140565010