That Is My Dream!: A Picture Book of Langston Hughes's Dream Variation Langston Hughes

That Is My Dream!: A Picture Book of Langston Hughes's Dream Variation

Author: Langston Hughes
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Book Title
That Is My Dream!: A Picture Book of Langston Hughes's Dream Variation
Author
Langston Hughes
ISBN
9780399550171
"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares, the acclaimed creator of Float. To fling my arms wide In some place of the sun, To whirl and to dance Till the white day is done.... Langston Hughes's inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in Daniel Miyares's gorgeous artwork. Follow one African-American boy through the course of his day as the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice comes into vivid focus. But the boy dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun. Hughes's powerful vision, brought joyously to life by Daniel Miyares, is as relevant--and necessary--today as when it was first written.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Langston HughesPublisher: Schwartz & Wade BooksPublished: 10/03/2017ISBN: 9780399550171Pages: 32Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 10.20h x 9.00w x 0.50dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017 pg. 62Publishers Weekly 08/21/2017Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 92Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2017 pg. 81School Library Journal 11/01/2017 pg. 62Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Superior,Well Above Average
"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares, the acclaimed creator of Float.

To fling my arms wide
In some place of the sun,
To whirl and to dance
Till the white day is done....

Langston Hughes's inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in Daniel Miyares's gorgeous artwork.

Follow one African-American boy through the course of his day as the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice comes into vivid focus. But the boy dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun.

Hughes's powerful vision, brought joyously to life by Daniel Miyares, is as relevant--and necessary--today as when it was first written.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Published: 10/03/2017
ISBN: 9780399550171
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 10.20h x 9.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017 pg. 62
Publishers Weekly 08/21/2017
Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 92
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2017 pg. 81
School Library Journal 11/01/2017 pg. 62
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Superior,Well Above Average
"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares, the acclaimed creator of Float.

To fling my arms wide
In some place of the sun,
To whirl and to dance
Till the white day is done....

Langston Hughes's inspiring and timeless message of pride, joy, and the dream of a better life is brilliantly and beautifully interpreted in Daniel Miyares's gorgeous artwork.

Follow one African-American boy through the course of his day as the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice comes into vivid focus. But the boy dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun.

Hughes's powerful vision, brought joyously to life by Daniel Miyares, is as relevant--and necessary--today as when it was first written.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Langston Hughes
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Published: 10/03/2017
ISBN: 9780399550171
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 10.20h x 9.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2017 pg. 62
Publishers Weekly 08/21/2017
Booklist 09/01/2017 pg. 92
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2017 pg. 81
School Library Journal 11/01/2017 pg. 62
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Superior,Well Above Average