That Is My Dream!

That Is My Dream!

A Picture Book of Langston Hughes's "Dream Variation"

Picture Book - 2017
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"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares ... An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780399550171
Branch Call Number: JP HUGHES
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Miyares, Daniel


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A story of an African American boy whose dream is to experience the freedoms of life outside the confines of racial segregation and its accompanying oppression

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ArapahoeTina Mar 09, 2020

This artist did a masterful job of capturing the frustration and longing in Hughes' poem. A great book to read with even the smallest children and ponder what equality truly means.


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ArapahoeTina Mar 31, 2020

ArapahoeTina thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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