Ellington Was Not a Street with Hardcover Book(s)

by Notzake Shange

Publisher: Weston Woods Studios

Written in English
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  • Poetry - General,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12

Edition Notes

ContributionsPhylicia Rashad (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10252705M
ISBN 100439775760
ISBN 109780439775762

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Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange, Kadir Nelson, Kadir A. Nelson |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®. In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of.

Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Ellington is not a Street is a picture book written by Ntozke Shange and illustrated beautifully by Kadir Nelson.

It was the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. The book uses the poem Mood Indigo to tell the story from the point of view of a young girl as many influential African American men visit her father at their home/5.

In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in her family home to talk and share ideas and even sing. Ellington Is Not A Street. hardcover Book/CD. $ Hardcover Book. $ Playaway Audio. $ $ Call Us Save to Wishlist Saved to Wishlist.

Share. Key Features. Description. In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in. Ellington Was Not a Street (Hardcover) By Ntozake Shange, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator). Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,40pp.

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Ellington Was Not a Street. by Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson. Ntozake Shange’s poem “Mood Indigo,” which she wrote as a read more. Ntozake Shange’s poem “Mood Indigo,” which she wrote as a tribute to many of the Black American men “who changed the world,” is the text of a powerful picture book stunningly illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Shange’s poem references “Mood. Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (). The words of this book are taken from Ntozake Shange ‘s poem, “ Mood Indigo.”. And that title is taken from Duke Ellington’s famous song. In the same way, this picture book circles back.

I do not own the rights to this story. Please support the official book or even a better audio recording here:   Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson available in Library Binding onalso read synopsis and reviews. With this poem from her first collection of poetry, renowned poet Shange evokes names that are 5/5(1).

Information about the book, Ellington Was Not a Street (Nonfiction, Hardcover), by Ntozake Shange (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ) African American Literature Book Club Celebrating Our Literary Legacy Since — Black Literature is for Everyone African American Literature Book Club.

Title: ellington was not a street. Author: Ntozake Shange. Illustrator: Kadir Nelson. Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Children,Genre: Poem rendered as a picture book; poeticized remembrance of the author’s childhood with reference to people “who changed the world” Audience Age: age 5 to 11, grades K to 6.

Children's Book Review: ELLINGTON WAS NOT A STREET by Ntozake Shange, Author, Kadir Nelson, Illustrator, illus. by Kadir Nelson. S&S $ (40p) ISBN ELLINGTON WAS NOT A STREET. The fact that Duke Ellington could be reduced to a street name, the fact that I know many children of color who don't know about Yaa Asantewa and believe Dr.

King ended enslavement is appalling. This book is an excellent introduction to people children do not know of.5/5(1). Ellington Was Not a Street — First published in Subjects Juvenile poetry, African American civil rights workers, African American artists, Poetry, American poetry, African American girls, African Americans, Children's poetry, American, blackgirlbooks.

The title of this review is a quote from the book. It is a beautiful poem coupled with beautiful illustrations. At the back of the book are short bios of the men mentioned in the book. Be sure to listen to the Mood Indigo song by Ellington, that the original Shange piece of the same name was inspired/5(35).

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In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of innovators that Free shipping over $ TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Nelson is the illustrator of many beloved, award-winning, and bestselling picture books including, We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball, winner of the Coretta Scott King and Robert F.

Sibert Award; Thunder Rose, written by Jerdine Nolen, which received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award; Ellington Was Not a Street. Ellington Was Not a Street is a tale of a little girl who encountered many of the faces that influenced African American history.

Ntozake Shange recounts the days of her youth-recalling all the people who entered her life and helped change the world she grew up s:   Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.

Nelson's authorial debut, We Are the Ship, was a New York Times bestseller, a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book.

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The fact that Duke Ellington could be reduced to a street name, the fact that I know many children of color who don't know about Yaa Asantewa and believe Dr. King ended enslavement is appalling. This book is an excellent introduction to people children do not know of.

Get this from a library. Ellington was not a street. [Ntozake Shange; Kadir Nelson] -- A tribute to select African American men including Paul Robeson, William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) DuBois, Ray Barretto, Earlington Carl "Sonny Til" Tilghman, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, Dr.

Kwane. Level 3 Sections include: Main Idea, Supporting Details, Supporting Facts, Text Structures, Author's Tone & Response, and Reader's Mood. Also includes two customizable spaces to document questions, outcomes, or learning targets that support summarizing and synthesis.

The book is about historical greats in the black community, told through a child’s (Duke Ellington’s daughter) eyes with “Mood Indigo” providing text. Mood Indigo is a historical poem by Ntozake Shange and was inspired by many different activists and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance.

Kadir Nelson's award-winning books include Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange, which won the Coretta Scott King Award and was an ALA Notable Children's Book; and Just the Two of Us by Will Smith, which received an NAACP Image Award.

Nelson lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and two daughters. Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. Nelson's authorial debut, We Are the Ship, was a New York Times bestseller, a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book.

Books for boys and girls with positive images that stirs imagination and builds vocabulary to accelerate their enthusiasm for reading and reading comprehension. Ellington Was Not A Street $ Ntozake Shange (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) (A) List Price: $ (Hardcover - Family / Duke Ellington / Harlem Renaissance Legends - "We are the ship; all else the sea." Rube Foster, founder of the Negro National League.

The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.

It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the.Kadir Nelson is the illustrator of many books for children, including Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, an NAACP Image Award winner, a Caldecott Honor Book, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner; and Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner.