I, Too, Am America
I, Too, Am America
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I, Too, Am America

Written by Langston Hughes & illustrated by Bryan Collier
Published by Simon & Schuster
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Winner of the Coretta Scott King illustrator award, I, Too, Am America blends the poetic wisdom of Langston Hughes with visionary illustrations from Bryan Collier in this inspirational picture book that carries the promise of equality. I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen When company comes, But I laugh, And eat well, And grow strong. Langston Hughes was a courageous voice of his time, and his authentic call for equality still rings true today. Beautiful paintings from Barack Obama illustrator Bryan Collier accompany and reinvent the celebrated lines of the poem “I, Too,” creating a breathtaking reminder to all Americans that we are united despite our differences. This picture book of Langston Hughes’s celebrated poem, “I, Too, Am America,” is also a Common Core Text Exemplar for Poetry.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781442420083
    Publication Date
    May 22, 2012
    Page Count
    40
    Word Count
    1105
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1442420081

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