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Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American poetry Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American poetry

Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a line from a poem by different African American poets, describing an aspect of the black experience.


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Ashley Bryan's African tales, uh-huh Ashley Bryan's African tales, uh-huh / retold and illustrated by Ashley Bryan

Full of clever, magic, and foolish creatures, this lavish new collection brings together 14 previously published African folktales by Ashley Bryan. Each story is told in a rich, lyrical voice.Three-color and b&w illustrations.


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Ashley Bryan's puppets Ashley Bryan's puppets / Ashley Bryan ; photographs by Ken Hannon ; photographs edited by Rich Entel

Introduces puppets created out of found objects by describing each with a poem.


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Beautiful blackbird Beautiful blackbird / Ashley Bryan

In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew."


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Blooming beneath the sun Blooming beneath the sun / Christina Rossetti ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan

"Ashley Bryan illustrates 19th century poet Christina Rossetti's classic nursery rhymes and poems"--


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Freedom over me Freedom over me / Ashley Bryan

"Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"--


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I am loved I am loved / Nikki Giovanni ; illustrations by Ashley Bryan

Hand-selected by Newbery honoree Ashley Bryan, he has, with his masterful flourish of color, shape, and movement, added a visual layering that drums the most important message of all to young, old, parent, child, grandparent, and friend alike: You are loved. You are loved. You are loved. As a bonus, one page is mirrored, so children reading the book can see exactly who is loved--themselves!


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Infinite hope Infinite hope / Ashley Bryan

"Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII"--


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Let it shine Let it shine / [illustrated by] Ashley Bryan

Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns.


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Lift every voice and sing Lift every voice and sing / James Weldon Johnson ; illustrated by Elizabeth Catlett ; foreword by Ashley Bryan

An illustrated version of the song that has come to be considered the African American national anthem.


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We rise, we resist, we raise our voices We rise, we resist, we raise our voices / edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson ; foreword by Ashley Bryan

"Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books. What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists. Featuring poems, letters, personal essays, art, and other works from such industry leaders as Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming), Jason Reynolds (All American Boys), Kwame Alexander (The Crossover), Andrea Pippins (I Love My Hair), Sharon Draper (Out of My Mind), Rita Williams-Garcia (One Crazy Summer), Ellen Oh (cofounder of We Need Diverse Books), and artists Ekua Holmes, Rafael Lopez, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, and more, this anthology empowers the nation's youth to listen, learn, and build a better tomorrow."--Amazon.com


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What a wonderful world What a wonderful world / George David Weiss and Bob Thiele ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan

Children put on a puppet show using the words to the song "What a Wonderful World," made famous by Louis Armstrong.

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Poudre River Public Library District (970) 221-6740
Including the collection of Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus


Poudre River Public Library District
(970) 221-6740

Including the collection of
Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus