In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers.

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Page Count
32
Year Published
1997
Author (Individual)
Various poets.
Steptoe, Javaka. (Author, Illustrator)
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Unbound
Resource Language
English
In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace. Folami Abiade, Dinah Johnson, Carole Boston Weatherford, Dakari Hru, Michael Burgess, E. Ethelbert Miller, Lenard D. Moore, David Anderson, Angela Johnson, Sonia Sanchez, and Davida Adedjouma all contribute. Javaka Steptoe, who also offers a poem, employs an inventive range of media to bring each of the poems to life. In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall testifies to the powerful bond between father and child, recognizing family as our greatest gift, and identifying fathers as being among our most influential heroes. (Author abstract)

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