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Source:Dial Books, New York, p.167 (2002)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3557 .R489982 B76 2002
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, Bronx (New York, N.Y.)--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 2003, Ethnicity--Fiction, High schools--Fiction, Identity--Fiction, Poetry--Fiction, Schools--Fiction
Summary: While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they've written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.
Lexile measure 670; ages 12-up; book level 4.5; poetry and rhymes