Library:ADCLP/Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry

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Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American poetry / by Ashley Bryan.


Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a line from a poem by different African American poets, describing an aspect of the black experience.


African American authors, African American poets, African Americans, Alphabet, American, Children's poetry, English language, Juvenile poetry, Poetry

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / [No grade range specified]


  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award (honor), 1998
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 1998

Publication History

  • New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997. 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm. ISBN 0689812094 OCLC 35001779
  • New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2001. [28] p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm. ISBN 0689840454 (pbk.) OCLC 45820629