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Title Hip hop speaks to children : a celebration of poetry with a beat / editor, Nikki Giovanni ; advisory editors, Tony Medina, Willie Perdomo and Michele Scott.
Imprint Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2008]
©2008

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 MUSKINGUM CHILDREN'S PREK-3  811.008 HIP    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM CHILDREN'S PREK-3  811.008 HIP    AVAILABLE  
Subject Children's poetry, American.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Alt Name Giovanni, Nikki.
Medina, Tony.
Perdomo, Willie.
Scott, Michele.
Description 72 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes index.
Contents Things / Eloise Greenfield -- Hip hop rules the world / Jacqueline Woodson -- I think I'll call it morning / Gil Scott-Heron -- Aloneness / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The girls in the circle / Nikki Giovanni -- From "Ham n eggs" / A tribe called Quest -- Music for fun and profit / Gary Soto -- Audition / Hope Anita Smith -- from "Hey Mama" / Kanye West -- Dream Boogie / Langston Hughes -- Funky snowman / Calef Brown -- Oh words / Eloise Greenfield -- from "Rapper's delight" / Sugarhill Gang -- from "Ladies first" / Queen Latifah -- People equal / James Berry -- from "It's love" / Jill Scott -- from "Umi Says" / Mos Def -- Taking action / James Berry -- Dream variations / Langston Hughes -- Allow me to introduce myself / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Me / Elizabeth Swados -- Dat dere / Oscar Brown Jr. -- Books / Eloise Greenfield -- For word / Benjamin Zephaniah -- Waitin' on summer / Ruth Forman -- Jimmy Wall, 14, boy evangelist / Walter Dean Myers -- from "Principal's office" / Young MC -- Love poem for my people / Pedro Pietri -- why some people be mad at me sometimes / Lucille Clifton -- from "Love is ..." / Common -- Harlem night song / Langston Hughes -- Harlem hopscotch / Maya Angelou -- from "The Creation" / James Weldon Johnson -- Ego tripping / Nikki Giovanni -- from "No regrets" / Aesop Rock -- First signature / Angela Shannon -- No images / William Waring Cuney -- Everything is everything / Lauryn Hill -- The Rose that grew from concrete / Tupac Shakur -- Long track blues / Sterling A. Brown -- from "Talkin' all that jazz" / Stetsasonic -- We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks -- If we must die / Claude McKay -- We wear the mask / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Who will cry? / Antwone Fisher -- The song of the smoke / W.E.B. DuBois -- Doubtless by Steve Ericson / Nikki Giovanni -- The negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- If we forget / Ja Jahannes -- from "I have a dream" / Martin Luther King Jr.
Summary More than 50 poems and an accompanying CD introduce poetry with a beat.
ISBN 9781402210488 (alk. paper)
1402210485 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 192048048
Additional Format Online version: Hip hop speaks to children. Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, ©2008 (OCoLC)735523558.