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Langston Hughes

Young Black Poet

Illustrated by Robert Doremus

About The Book

Get to know the influential African American poet Langston Hughes in this middle grade nonfiction biography of his early years!

An engaging biography of American poet, Langston Hughes, written for the elementary aged child. Langston Hughes used his poetry and other writings to reflect the everyday experiences of African Americans, and he was a key figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

This book is laced with numerous illustrations, and the back of the book includes a timeline, questions, activities, and a glossary, making it the perfect addition to a classroom or home school setting. Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans series illustrates the incredible true stories of great Americans.

About The Author

Montrew Dunham is the author of a number of historical biographies for young readers in the popular Childhood of Famous Americans series. When she isn’t writing, she loves spending time with her family, children, and grandchildren in Illinois and Texas.

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