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Articles from Black Issues Book Review (March 1, 2004)

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"American Dream" classics for kids: the American Library Association's Coretta Scott King Awards, now celebrating its 35th year, set a standard for African American literature for children. Atkins, Elizabeth 1241
300 years of black art. Dodson, Angela P. Book Review 230
35 years as a literary maverick: Clarence Major is revered and respected for his literary achievements. He's just not as widely known as he should be. Fleming, Robert 2644
A child's garden of verses: four titles that introduce young readers to poetry's vitality. Book Review 643
A Distant Shore. Carroll, Denolyn Book Review 248
A door closes: Baltimore's Sibanye welcomed black authors. Royster-Hemby, Christina Brief Article 209
A thug-life coda: Tupac tells his own story through posthumous personal scrapbook. Venable, Malcolm Book Review 281
A traveling female spirit: Nalo Hopkinson takes her inspiration from the magic of the Caribbean and the strength of women. Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi 1134
A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak. Fraser, C. Gerald Book Review 475
Addicted to Hurry: Spiritual Strategies for Slowing Down. Chavous, Kathi R. Book Review 110
African adobe. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 118
All Night, All Day: a Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 89
Almost famous: an original Broadway Def Poetry Jam cast member learns that the trick is to survive after the stage lights go down. Chin, Staceyann 1952
As We Lay. Whitley, Robin Book Review 85
Bark and Tim: a True Story of Friendship. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 132
Betty Shabazz: A Remarkable Story of Survival and Faith Before and After Malcolm X. Simon, Denise Book Review 302
Beyond the village: how black children widen their sense of the world through reading other voices from the global spectrum. Muse, Daphne Column 1282
Bibr recommends. 204
BIBR's Sixth Annual Poetry Issue. Cox, William E. Editorial 527
Black Swan. Harris, Duriel E. Book Review 195
Blue Beat Syncopation Selected Poems, 1977-2002. Moor, Indigo Book Review 252
Chances Are Few. Jones, Patricia Spears Book Review 162
Conjuring the Dead. Bass, Holly Book Review 210
Dancing the Ring Shout! Abron, Carolyn Edgar Book Review 89
Double vision. Reynolds, Clarence V. Book Review 284
Drag. Jones, Patricia Spears Book Review 297
Eden, Ohio. Morris, Monique W. Book Review 219
Erica Kennedy. Brief Article 80
Flying off the shelves. 728
Following the paths of pioneers. Velasco, Lynnette C. Brief Article 271
Freedom Land. Lyons, Douglas C. Book Review 438
Go to the Ant: Life's Lessons Demonstrated by God's Smallest Creatures. Stanley, Beatrice Perry Book Review 191
Home time and island time: novelist Pearl Cleage finds inspiration just outside her window in Southwest Atlanta, while Paule Marshall has twice drawn on a long ago trip to Grenada. Glenn, Gwendolyn 1793
If we ruled the world ... Johnson, Kalyn Book Review 373
Inner-Course: a Plea for Real Love. Diggs, Latasha N. Nevada Book Review 107
Jim & Louella's Homemade Heart-Fix Remedy. Oluonye, Mary N. Book Review 306
Kalisha Buckhanon's first novel Upstate, sold to Monique Patterson at St. Martin's, in a deal in the mid-six figures for two books by Tracy Sherrod at The Tracy Sherrod Literary Agency. Brief Article 80
Kinks and all: books on the pleasures and challenges of black hair mix practical tips and humor. Rust, Suzanne Book Review 631
Letters to the editor. Letter to the Editor 488
Meet BIBR's regional editors. 592
Milestones. Brief Article 82
Nina stories: recalling Nina Simone (1933-2003), the complex artist who wrote and sang the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement. Adams, Janus 929
Old-school basketball: biographies of an exemplary guard and a masterful college coach. Lindsey, Fred Book Review 512
On Broadway and on tour. Brief Article 108
One Girl Babylon. Bass, Holly Book Review 290
Other titles of interest ... Book Review 214
Paths to wellness: some other BIBR selections. Book Review 305
Poetry From the Masters: the Pioneers. LaMon, Jacqueline Jones Book Review 202
Remembering Margaret Walker: Louisville Kentucky reading group pays homage to a late, great author with televised book discussions. Houser, Pat 716
Rendezvous Eighteenth. Johnson, Melissa Ewey Book Review 347
Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway ... and More. Lightfoot, Toni Asante Book Review 357
Said the Shotgun to the Head. Thornhill, Samantha Book Review 231
Sex Life. Fleming, Robert Book Review 269
Shrine to history. Dodson, Angela P. 276
Sibling rivalries: literary poetry versus spoken word: why does the divide exist and what does it mean? Lansana, Quraysh Ali Cover Story 3568
Signings & sightings. Calendar 537
Slam or be slammed: emerging poets are finding more places to practice their craft and compete against the best of the best. Betts, Tara 1355
Stormy Blues. Etienne, Phebus Book Review 139
Television. Obadike, Mendi Lewis Brief Article 201
The Activist. Keene, John Book Review 87
The African American children's book festival. Rust, Suzanne Brief Article 197
The Africans who settled Manhattan: new studies tell the stories of the ancestors, slave and free, who labored to create New York. Dodson, Angela P. Bibliography 911
The Body's Question. Pardlo, Gregory Book Review 206
The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni 1969-1998. Keambiroiro, Jadi Book Review 209
The e-book revolution still to come: your superstore may not sell them anymore, but retail e-book sales broke the one million units mark for the first time in 2003. Anthony, Robert S. 488
The great white fathers' failings: thoughtful new works by white authors sift through the conflicted views of Washington and Jefferson as Founding Fathers who were slave owners in the "land of the free". Stewart, Pearl Book Review 1110
The love scene: women's fiction vs. classic romance. Harris, Monica 452
The relentless pursuit of joy and purpose: Dr. Renita J. Weems's newest book explores the important lessons in the Song of Solomon. Stanley, Kathryn V. Book Review 987
The Viaduct. Abdullah, Khalil Book Review 293
The word/the blues. A meditation. Investigating blues poetry, an old tradition. Jess, Tyehimba 2234
The writers' conference circuit: summer retreats and workshops are designed to help writers cross the finish line. Murray, Victoria Christopher Calendar 503
They Shall Run: Harriet Tubman Poems. Forbes, Calvin Book Review 332
Too Much of a Good Thing. Townes, Glenn Book Review 229
We need our poets. Dodson, Angela P. Editorial 464
When the camera lies. McNatt, Glenn Book Review 701
Why Sleeping Dogs Lie. Wilson, Joycelyn A. Book Review 268
Would I Lie to You? The Journey of Venus Johnston. Morris, Monique W. Book Review 168

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