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Amifika

by Lucille Clifton

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Fearful that his father won"t remember him after being away in the army, little Amifika looks for a place to hide.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lucille Clifton ; illustrated by Thomas DiGrazia.
    ContributionsDiGrazia, Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C6224 Am 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539553M
    ISBN 100525255486
    LC Control Number77005887

    Book cover Good Says Jerome () Amifika () - - Typescript, , [with editor's corrections] [See Series 1: Correspondence, letter from Ann Durrell, July 9, ] 26 8 Page proofs. Lucille Clifton was a distinguished award-winning poet, who from to was the Poet Laureate of Maryland. Clifton is the recipient of many honors including, a Lila Wallace Reders Digest Writers award; the National Book Award, for “Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, ”; the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize; and the Frost Medal, from the Poetry Society of America.

    The Jane Addams Children's Book Award is given annually to a children's book published the preceding year that advances the causes of peace and social awards have been presented annually since They were previously given jointly by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the Jane Addams Peace Association, but are now presented solely by the Jane. Lucille Clifton (J – Febru ) was a prolific American poet, teacher, and children’s book author. Clifton’s work focused on issues of race, family affairs, and gender through the lens of the African-American experience.

    Lucille Clifton has 60 books on Goodreads with ratings. Lucille Clifton’s most popular book is Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, A JAMES BALDWIN BOOK, FORGOTTEN AND OVERLOOKED FOR FOUR DECADES, GETS ANOTHER LIFE Some Baldwin fans and scholars hope that with the new edition, “Little Man, Little Man” will rightfully assume its place in the canon of African-American children’s literature, alongside works by Langston Hughes, Julius Lester, Walter Dean Myers and John Steptoe.


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