The Resource Acolytes, Nikki Giovanni

Acolytes, Nikki Giovanni

Label
Acolytes
Title
Acolytes
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Giovanni
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of 80 new poems and prose pieces including some about slavery, Rosa Parks, Hurricane Katrina, Emmett Till, Nina Simone, Dorothy Height, Mari Evans, Gwendolyn Brooks, June Jordan, Richard Fewell, the Ishley Brothers, Jackie Robinson, librarians, and libraries
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giovanni, Nikki
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.I55
LC item number
A63 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • American poetry
Label
Acolytes, Nikki Giovanni
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • How you gonna save 'em? 1st stanza. We gather -- Spirit rising -- A prayer for Nina -- Howl (for Nina Simone) -- Sing me home -- The Rosa Parks -- The seamstress of Montgomery -- The death of innocence -- We go on -- The storyteller's silence -- Underground railroad -- Harlem stomp -- Creative writing, poetry -- Saturday days -- Quilts -- On a rainy autumn day -- I am now my own grandmother -- Criaskew's family -- Paint me like I am -- The change of life -- I am in Mexico -- I am Mighty Mouse -- Today : for Mari Evans -- After the drowning --
  • How you gonna save 'em? 2nd stanza. Tennessean by birth -- I am in the water -- My grandmother -- Remembering Gwen -- Rap-blues' child -- A song for June Jordan -- Missing June Jordan -- For the lyric theatre -- Doors and keys -- For Marion on her 90th birthday -- Brave man dancing -- The antidote -- A daughter comes home -- Brother brother brother -- Jackie Robinson is dead -- For Cleveland "Pepi" Parker 3rd -- Diamonds in the rough -- Haiku -- Don't hold me back -- The first dream -- Letter to the editor -- The old ladies give a party -- Hotel rooms -- The most wonderful soup in the world -- My first memory (of librarians) -- A poem for my librarian, Mrs. Long -- It's spring --
  • How you gonna save 'em? 3rd stanza. Raid this joint -- I'm an American -- Blues for love -- Indulge -- Serious poems -- A higher level of poetry -- American conversation -- The yellow jacket -- Ten for Toni -- Drinking snowflakes -- When rainbows laugh -- A promise of spring -- We write -- Masks -- The best ever midnight snack -- Plenty of horn -- The leaves -- Sanity (to be continued) -- Good for us -- First date -- Home -- A library -- For summer -- Your pillow -- I don't want to love -- I am your allergy
Control code
ocm70259094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 131 p.
Isbn
9780061231315
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006049514
System control number
(OCoLC)70259094
Label
Acolytes, Nikki Giovanni
Publication
Contents
  • How you gonna save 'em? 1st stanza. We gather -- Spirit rising -- A prayer for Nina -- Howl (for Nina Simone) -- Sing me home -- The Rosa Parks -- The seamstress of Montgomery -- The death of innocence -- We go on -- The storyteller's silence -- Underground railroad -- Harlem stomp -- Creative writing, poetry -- Saturday days -- Quilts -- On a rainy autumn day -- I am now my own grandmother -- Criaskew's family -- Paint me like I am -- The change of life -- I am in Mexico -- I am Mighty Mouse -- Today : for Mari Evans -- After the drowning --
  • How you gonna save 'em? 2nd stanza. Tennessean by birth -- I am in the water -- My grandmother -- Remembering Gwen -- Rap-blues' child -- A song for June Jordan -- Missing June Jordan -- For the lyric theatre -- Doors and keys -- For Marion on her 90th birthday -- Brave man dancing -- The antidote -- A daughter comes home -- Brother brother brother -- Jackie Robinson is dead -- For Cleveland "Pepi" Parker 3rd -- Diamonds in the rough -- Haiku -- Don't hold me back -- The first dream -- Letter to the editor -- The old ladies give a party -- Hotel rooms -- The most wonderful soup in the world -- My first memory (of librarians) -- A poem for my librarian, Mrs. Long -- It's spring --
  • How you gonna save 'em? 3rd stanza. Raid this joint -- I'm an American -- Blues for love -- Indulge -- Serious poems -- A higher level of poetry -- American conversation -- The yellow jacket -- Ten for Toni -- Drinking snowflakes -- When rainbows laugh -- A promise of spring -- We write -- Masks -- The best ever midnight snack -- Plenty of horn -- The leaves -- Sanity (to be continued) -- Good for us -- First date -- Home -- A library -- For summer -- Your pillow -- I don't want to love -- I am your allergy
Control code
ocm70259094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 131 p.
Isbn
9780061231315
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006049514
System control number
(OCoLC)70259094

Library Locations

    • Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) LibraryBorrow it
      115 Atlantic St. SW, Washington, DC, 20032, US
      38.8312359 -77.00939129999999
    • Benning (Dorothy I. Height) LibraryBorrow it
      3935 Benning Rd. NE, Washington, DC, 20019, US
      38.8941177 -76.9478286
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      3260 R St. NW, Washington, DC, 20007, US
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      1547 Alabama Ave. SE, Washington, DC, 20032, US
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