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The Palm of My Heart: Poetry African American Children by Davida Adedjouma

The Palm of My Heart: Poetry

African American Children by Davida Adedjouma

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ISBN : 9781880000410
Hardcover
32 pages
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Out of the mouths of babes comes some of the most compelling poetic lines celebrating the beauty of African-American culture. Twenty inner-city children, ages 6 to 12, wrote these moving and powerful poems during a writing workshop taught by DavidaMoreOut of the mouths of babes comes some of the most compelling poetic lines celebrating the beauty of African-American culture. Twenty inner-city children, ages 6 to 12, wrote these moving and powerful poems during a writing workshop taught by Davida Adedjouma and sponsored by the Minneapolis Inner City Youth League and the African-American Academy for Accelerated Learning.Expressive gouache illustrations alive with light, color, and motion accompany the poetry. Together. they present an honest, wise, and dazzling collection that resounds with youths hopeful outlook and winning exuberance.