My People (Hardcover)
Author: Langston Hughes
Illustrator: Charles R. Smith Jr.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2009)
This Coretta Scott King Award-winning photography book based on Langston Hughes’ classic poem is perfect for kids and moving and powerful for readers of all ages.
Langston Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Charles R. Smith Jr. interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.