I, Too, Am America
I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes (Hardcover)
Winner of the Coretta Scott King illustrator award, I, Too, Am America blends the poetic wisdom of Langston Hughes with visionary illustrations from Bryan Collier in this inspirational picture book that carries the promise of equality.
Hughes was a courageous voice of his time, and his authentic call for equality
still rings true today. Beautiful paintings from Barack Obama illustrator Bryan
Collier accompany and reinvent the celebrated lines of the poem "I,
Too," creating a breathtaking reminder to all Americans that we are united
despite our differences.
This picture book of Langston Hughes’s celebrated poem, "I, Too, Am America," is also a Common Core Text Exemplar for Poetry.