A Selected Collection: Breman, Paul,
Sixes and Sevens, An Anthology of New Poetry
, London, Paul Breman Ltd., 1962.
For the more mature student, an excellent depiction of modern day living.
The Black B’s C’s
. New York: E.P. Dulton & Co., 1970.
The book goes through the alphabet telling how various black people have been an important part throughout America’s history.
Something on my Mind
. New York: Dial Press, 1978.
An illustrated book with poems about life and love.
Spin A Soft Black Song
. New York: Hill & Wang, 1971.
A beautiful expression of the black experience.
. New York: Dial Press, 1981.
An illustrated book for the younger student.
A Selected Collection: Hopkins, Bennett Lee,
Don’t You Turn Back
, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.
A children’s book with poetry by Langston Hughes on black pride, dreams & struggles.
A Selected Collection: Hopkins Bennett Lee,
On Our Way Poems of Pride & Love
, New York, Adolf A. Knopf, 1974.
A children’s book containing poems on blackness, feelings, remembrances and love.
Get Your Ass in the Water & Swim Like Me
. Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard Press, 1974.
‘Vulgar’ Language & some ‘taboo’ issues are openly discussed. An excellent book for the mature high school student containing insights, explanations and background in oral tradition.
A Selected Collection by: Larrick Nancy,
I Heard A Scream
In The Street
Poetry By Young People In The City
, New York, M. Evans Co., 1970.
Poetry concerned with living as a poor, young black American.
Martin Luther King, Jr., A Man to Remember
. Chicago: Regensteiner Pub., 1984.
An account of Martin L. King’s accomplishments—contains pictures.
An edited collection: Weisman & Wright, eds.,
Black Poetry for All Americans
, New York, Globe book Co., 1971.
An excellent book comprised of pictures, a vocabulary section & comprehension questions concerning a wide variety of poets and poetry.