Bronzeville Boys and Girls

Bronzeville Boys and Girls

Book - 2007
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In 1956, Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks created a collection of poems that celebrated the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood. She reminded us that whether we live in the Bronzeville section of Chicago or any other neighborhood, childhood is universal in its richness of emotions and experiences. And now a brand-new generation of readers will savor Ms. Brooks's poems in this stunning reillustrated edition that features vibrant paintings by Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold.
Publisher: New York : Amistad/HarperCollinsPublishers, [2007], c1956.
Edition: Newly illustrated edition
ISBN: 9780060295066
0060295066
9780060295059
0060295058
Branch Call Number: j 811.54 BROOKS G
Characteristics: 41 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ringgold, Faith

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Although Brooks limits her poems geographically to Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, their emotional scope covers the entirety of childhood. "Do you ever look in the looking-glass / And see a stranger there?" asks the poem "Robert, Who Is Often a Stranger to Himself." Essen... Read More »


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