One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance / Nikki Grimes ; artwork by Cozbi Cabrera [and 12 others]
Book | Bloomsbury | 2017

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120 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from this era -- by combining their work with her own original poetry.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-117) and index.
Emergency measure / by Nikki Grimes -- Storm ending / by Jean Toomer -- Truth / by Nikki Grimes -- Life and death / by Clara Ann Thompson -- Crucible of champions / by Nikki Grimes -- For a poet / by Countee Cullen -- A safe place / by Nikki Grimes -- Calling dreams / by Georgia Douglas Johnson -- The sculptor / by Nikki Grimes -- We wear the mask / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Jabari unmasked / by Nikki Grimes -- Mother to son / by Langston Hughes -- Lessons / by Nikki Grimes -- As the eagle soars / by Jean Toomer -- No hamsters here / by Nikki Grimes -- An excerpt from To Usward / by Gwendolyn Bennett -- In search of a superpower / by Nikki Grimes -- Hope / by Georgia Douglas Johnson -- On bully patrol / by Nikki Grimes -- The negro speaks of rivers / by Langston Hughes -- David's old soul / by Nikki Grimes -- To a dark girl / by Gwendlyn Bennett -- Through the eyes of artists / by Nikki Grimes -- Common dust / by Georgia Douglas Johnson -- A dark date for Josh / by Nikki Grimes -- No images / by Waring Cuney -- Blurred beauty / by Nikki Grimes -- The minor key / by Clara Ann Thompson -- Common denominator / by Nikki Grimes -- I leave the glory days / by Nikki Grimes.
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Online version: Grimes, Nikki. One last word. New York : Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2017 9781619635555
9781619635548 (hardback)
1619635542 (hardback)
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