Love to Langston

By Tony Medina

Reading Level: Late Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Lee & Low Books, Inc. 2002

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Written in the art form Hughes cherished most, this biography in verse captures glimpses of the poet's world through his voice as author-poet Tony Medina imagines it.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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