LITERATURE
Wright, Richard , Crews, Nina

Seeing into Tomorrow

(3) K-3 Illustrated by Nina Crews. This collection of haiku by celebrated African American author Richard Wright is a superb introduction to his work for younger audiences. Crews's delightful photo collages featuring African American boys bring the haiku to life, touching on Wright's youthful interactions with nature as a boy in Mississippi. Her brief biography of Wright gives deeper context about the haiku and their author. Reading list.

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