Langston Hughes was a courageous voice of his time, and his authentic call for equality still rings true today. Beautiful paintings from BARACK OBAMA illustrator Bryan Collier accompany and reinvent the celebrated lines of the poem “I, Too,” creating a breathtaking reminder to all Americans that we are united despite our differences.
In this collection of poems and collage artwork, Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist depict the experiences of families like their own, who found the courage to leave their homes behind and make new lives for themselves elsewhere.
Celia Door enters her freshman year of high school with a thirst for revenge against Sandy Firestone, the girl who did something unspeakable to Celia last year. But then Celia meets Drake, the cool new kid from New York City who entrusts her with his deepest, darkest secret. When Celia's quest for justice threatens her relationship with Drake, she's forced to decide which is sweeter: revenge or friendship.
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