Golden slippers, an anthology of Negro poetry for young readers. With drawings by Henrietta Bruce Sharon. by Arna Wendell Bontemps

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .

Written in English

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  • American poetry -- Afro-American authors

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Pagination220p.
Number of Pages220
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Open LibraryOL17533887M

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The Book of Negro Folklore () is a collection of animal tales and rhymes, slave narratives, ghost stories. Arna Bontemps’s readings of poems by Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay highlight this compilation. Chosen for their ability to engage and entertain children, the selections are drawn from Bontemps’s well-known book, Golden Slippers.

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