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Famous American Negro poets / by Charlemae Rollins.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville JB ROL (Text) 32604000023505 DCTPLD YA Non-Fiction Available -

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  • Physical Description: 95 pages : portraits ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead, [1965]

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Brief biographies of twelve Afro-American poets with examples of their best-known works, from Jupiter Hammon of the eighteenth century to today's Arna Bontemps and Gwendolyn Brooks.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: African American poets > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Hammon, Jupiter 1720? > 1806?
Wheatley, Phillis c.1753-1784.
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911.
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962.
Newsome, Effie lee 1885-
Bontemps, Arna 1902-
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946.
Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998.

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