Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate: Looking at the Harlem Renaissance through Poems

By Nikki Giovanni

Reading Level: Middle School, High School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Henry Holt 1996

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An anthology of poetry from the Harlem Renaissance.

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