|Statement||by Neil Graves.|
|LC Classifications||PS3557.R2895 M43 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||40 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||77478495|
The President Looks Like Me & Other Poems book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The election of Barack Obama, the first African- /5(4). My Name is Jorge: On Both Sides of the River, by Jane Medina and illustrated by Fabricio Vanden Broeck, is a bilingual book consisting of poems about a boy named Jorge and his life after immigrated to the US. He goes through many hardships, which are depicted in the poems, many of which undocumented immigrants go through/5. Tony Medina has written the fourteen poems in this book “through his (Hughes’) voice as I would imagine it.” Background In his Introduction, Tony Medina says that Selected Poems by Langston Hughes was one of the first poetry books he ever read. Medina writes, “When I opened the book, a whole world of familiar voices and scenes came to life. Medina’s poems realistically capture the impact of what it means to be young in a complex world. Yet, they offer hope that resounds more prominently when a child of color can say, the president looks like me. More books like The President Looks Like Me & Other Poems may be found by selecting the categories below: Poetry / American / General.
Medina is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund, among numerous other honors and awards. Medina served on the board of directors for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs from to and as president. TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: DeShawn Days. By Tony Medina Illustrations by R. Gregory Christie. Synopsis A ten-year-old boy tells about himself in poems that celebrate family, friends, neighbors, and the urban street on which he lives. Through DeShawn’s eyes and words, readers get a sense of his life, the good times and the bad. Get this from a library! The president looks like me: & other poems. [Tony Medina] -- "In 'The President Looks Like Me and Other Poems', Tony Medina celebrates the diversity that President Barack Obama symbolizes through poems that are multicultural in scope and wide-ranging in style. TONY MEDINA is a poet, professor and activist. A two-time winner of the Paterson Prize, he is the author of sixteen books for adults and young readers, including The President Looks Like Me & Other Poems (Just Us Books, ), I and I, Bob Marley (Lee & Low Books, ), My Old Man Was Always on the Lam (Nightshade Press, ), Broke on Ice (Willow Books ), the second book in the Broke.
BROKE BAROQUE is the third in a series of Broke Books by award-winning poet, Tony Medina. With razor sharp scatological whimsy, Medina's iconic ironic existential everyman-Broke-bears witness to the plight of homelessness from his curbside porch, torching the capitalist system and its myriad. The Paperback of the All the Stars on Fire by Beck Medina at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. and other poems is the first collection of poetry by Beck Medina. Quickview. ariana., and other poems Author: Beck Medina. A reviewer for Horn Book praised the seriousness of Medina's collection, concluding: "Finally—bilingual poems that aren't overflowing with happy colors and tortilla chips." Medina presents a second collection of bilingual poetry in The Dream on Blanca's Wall. Blanca is in sixth grade and hopes to become a teacher. Huascar Medina is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Huascar Medina and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected.