(KINDLE) [The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children]

Children s poetry anthology Adedjouma Davida THE PALM OF MY HEART POETRY of My Heart Poetry African American Children 1996 Illustrated by Gregory anthology of 20 poems was collected by Adedjouma during a children s poetry workshop The book reviewed was softcover and had a wonderfully illustrated and colorful cover The poems contained in this collection are wonderfully written from the perspective of African American children Many enjoy a familiar rhythmic tempo and sometimes a lively refrain Each poem details what blackness and being black means to these children as well as their experiences and the trials and tribulations of young inner city African American children. Out of the mouths of babes comes some of the most compelling poetic lines celebrating the beauty of African #AMERICAN CULTURE TWENTY INNER CITY CHILDREN #culture Twenty inner city children 6 to 12 wrote these moving and powerf.

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Arget audience ages 4 #Lovely short poems by children about black pride ids were all upper elementary age #short poems by children about black pride The ids were all upper elementary age the book was published They re now in their late twenties A wonderful book of poetry written by African American students born in the 1980s celebrating their heritage their diversity and their likenesses to everyone Each poem struck a chord with me but I especially liked the one in which the student noted how his family members helped change the course of our American landscapefrom his great uncle helping blacks to get the right to vote to his grandmother voting for the first time at the age of 80 A wonderful collection pf poems written by children. Illustrations alive with light color and motion accompany the poetry Together they present an honest wise and dazzling collection that resounds with youth's hopeful outlook and winning exuberan. The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American ChildrenThis anthology serves to give young children an opportunity to voice their Feelings About Their Experience And about their experience and nothing short of creating something a little bit magical Christie s amazing paintings adorn the pages of this book His art gives visual life to the words of the children s poems and add an extra dimension to this assemblage The back cover of the book includes bios of each of the child authors Including this information adds a depth to each author s words that might not be fully appreciated without it This book is the winner of the Correta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award and would make a fantastic edition to any primary school library or classroom Ul #POEMS DURING A WRITING WORKSHOP TAUGHT BY DAVIDA ADEDJOUMA #during a writing workshop taught by Davida Adedjouma sponsored by the Minneapolis Inner City Youth League and the African American Academy for Accelerated LearningExpressive gouache.
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