Poetry Books

  • all the Colors of the Race: Poems. Illustrated by John Steptoe. 1st ed. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1982. (A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father. Children’s poetry.)
  • The Basket Counts. Illustrated by Michael Weaver. 1st ed. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2000. (Illustrations and poetic text describe the movement and feel of the game of basketball. Children’s poetry.)
  • Big Sister Tells Me That I Am Black. Illustrated by Lorenzo Lynch. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.
  • Birds: Poems. Illustrated by Troy Howell. 1st ed. New York: J. P. Lippincott & Co., 1982.
  • The Cabbages Are Chasing the Rabbits. Illustrated by Janet Stevens. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985.

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