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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
The dream keeper and other poems / Langston Hughes ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
New York : Knopf, c1994
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPP. Hugh4D7 1994    AVAILABLE
Gift from Denyse Burkhart Loisel, 2013
Subject(s) Children's poetry, American -- Juvenile poetry
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry
Physical Description 83 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "Including seven additional poems."
Summary A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience
Contents Dream keeper: Dream keeper -- Winter moon -- Dreams -- Winter sweetness -- April rain song -- Joy -- After many springs -- Quiet girl -- Fairies -- Autumn thought -- Poem -- Sea charm: Sea charm -- Water-front streets -- Long trip -- Death of an old seaman -- Seascape -- Sailor -- Irish wake -- Beggar boy -- Parisian beggar woman -- Mexican market woman -- Sea calm -- Dressed up: Note on blues -- Dressed up -- Bound no'th blues -- Song -- Weary blues -- Negro dancers -- Song for a banjo dance -- Reasons why -- Minstrel man -- Po'boy blues -- When Sue wears red -- Black Pierrot -- Wide river -- Passing love -- Homesick blues -- Night and morn -- Feet o' Jesus: Feet o'Jesus -- Baby -- Ma lord -- Judgment day -- Lullaby -- Prayer -- Sinner -- Prayer meeting -- Walkers with the dawn: Walkers with the dawn -- Dream variation -- Negro -- My people -- Sun song -- Negro speaks of rivers -- I, too -- Mother to son -- Youth -- Alabama earth -- Lincoln Monument: Washington -- Aunt Sue's stories -- As I grew older -- African dance -- Additional poems: Snail -- Stars -- Dream dust -- Color -- Daybreak in Alabama -- Merry-go-round -- In time of silver rain -- Personal note / Augusta Baker
Alternate Author Pinkney, J. Brian, ill

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