February 18, 2018

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Sail Away

Langston Hughes. illus. by Ashley Bryan. S. & S./Atheneum.

Gr 1-5–Collecting and illustrating sea-themed verse by Hughes, Bryan frames the famed poet in a new light that will appeal to poetry fans and newcomers alike. The cut-paper collages pulsate with energy and life and echo the passion of Hughes’s words. A luminescent oceanic love song.

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