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The blacker the berry : poems / by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

By: Thomas, Joyce Carol.
Contributor(s): Cooper, Floyd [ill] | HarperCollins (Firm) [pbl].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2008Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0060253754; 9780060253752; 0060253762 (lib. bdg.); 9780060253769 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, American | Children's poetry, American | African Americans -- Poetry | American poetryGenre/Form: Children's poetry -- 2008. | Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator) -- 2009. | Dust jackets (Binding) -- 2008.DDC classification: 811/.54 Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009. | Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2009.Summary: From the Publisher: We are color struck. The way an artist strikes. His canvas with his brush of many hues. Look closely at these mirrors these palettes of skin. Each color is rich, in its own right. Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of black beautifully.
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From the Publisher: We are color struck. The way an artist strikes. His canvas with his brush of many hues. Look closely at these mirrors these palettes of skin. Each color is rich, in its own right. Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of black beautifully.

004-008.

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 7.4 9.

Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009.

Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2009.

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