Contributor biographical information for Langston Hughes : American poet / by Alice Walker ; paintings by Catherine Deeter.


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Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and an American Book Award for her novel The Color Purple. She has written numerous poems, essays, and short stories, including her most recent book, The Way Forward is With a Broken Heart. Originally published in 1974, Langston Hughes: American Poet was Alice Walker's first book for children. This picture book biography is now back in print with a new author's note and beautiful new illustrations. Ms. Walker lives in Northern California.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hughes, Langston, -- 1902-1967 -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American poets -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Hughes, Langston, -- 1902-1967.
Poets, American.
African Americans -- Biography.