Hip Hop Speaks To Children With Cd: A Celebration Of Poetry With A Beat (a Poetry Speaks Experience)Rating
- Number of Pages: 80
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Our consensus is Hip Hop Speaks to Children could possibly be probably the most crucial poetry purchase to make this year. The illustrations are enough. Children will probably be encouraged to put their words to poetry and beats. Together, this book is truly a treasure of which you cannot get enough. The CD is enough. Teachers is going to be encouraged to permit the artists to speak to kids. We shall accomplish much this year. — Diane Chen, School Library Journal blog"Practically Paradise"The poetry is adequate.
Poetry can have both a rhyme together with a rhythm. But either way, make no mistake, poetry is as vibrant and exciting as it gets. Sometimes it is obvious; at times it is hidden. And when you find yourself clapping your hands or tapping your feet, you know you've found poetry with a beat!
HEAR poetry's rhymes and rhythms from Queen Latifah to Gwendolyn Brooks, Langston Hughes to A Tribe Called Quest and far more! * Also hear part of Martin Luther Kind's original"I Have a Dream"speech, followed by the remarkable live performance with the speech by Nikki Giovanni, Oni Lasana and Val Gray Ward. * The Hip Hop Speaks to Children CD contains more than 30 performances, either by the artists who developed them, or as distinctive interpretations by admiring poets and artists.
"This truly is the way to acquire children interested in reading and loving poetry. A fantastic book for both teachers and parents."— Valerie Lewis, owner of Hicklebee's children's bookstore
"The poems, the artwork, the CD. all complement each other to create a wonderful expertise."— Becky Laney, Becky Laney's Books blog
"Enjoy this book. I feel it can be a K-8 must-have for classrooms and libraries. But, once they hear some from the audio, devote time with the illustrations, and experience some of the poetry, I think it will become a favorite."— Franki Sibberson, A Year of Reading weblog Like I said it is packed and it could possibly possibly be (at very first) intimidating to young readers.
"Hip Hop Speaks to Children is a wonderfully composed collection of poems from writers like Eloise Greenfield to late rapper and poet, Tupac Shakur."— Amy Bowllan, Amy Bowllan's Blog (a School Library Journal Blog) Whether you read poetry or you hear it inside a rap song, Giovanni's genius endeavor will inspire children of all ages to have fun while listening to poetry. Rap is poetry, right?
"I extremely recommend this a single for all collections. If the title didn't contain the word"children"it'd be an excellent book all the technique to high school."— Jennifer Rothschild, Biblio File weblog My coworkers and I are already talking about doing a Hip Hop poetry story time for our elementary school kids.
"This is an incredibly powerful, beautiful and important book. The artwork is amazing and I find myself pulling it out from the shelf more than and more than for just one more re-read. Each the book and CD are stellar in quality and diversity. What an astounding thing when a book moves children so that they LEARN - swiftly and enjoyably. This book is for all ages and I can't recommend it highly adequate."— Gina Ruiz, Blogcritics Magazine The grandchildren (ages 3 and 5) love it at the same time and ask to hear the CD while they pore more than the pages and take breaks prancing about the room and singing towards the beat. They KNOW all of the poems in the book and learned them in a comparatively short time, which I attribute for the power with the beat, and all the artists; the poets, the illustrators, the singers and spoken word artists.
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