Jul 05, 2020
Popo and Fifina
Posted by Arna Bontemps Langston Hughes Arnold Rampersad

This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti to move with their parents to a town by the sea The next few months are full of adventures adjustingThis collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti to move with their parents to a town by the sea The next few months are full of adventures adjusting to a new home, a trip back to the hills for a visit, Popo s work as a carpenter s apprentice, the children s fun with a wondrous kits made by their father, and even a trip to the lighthouse at the end of the island and an amazing tropical storm When Popo and Fifina was first published in 1932, it was greeted with universal approval The New York Times praised its simple home like atmosphere and suggested that all children s books should be written by poets It has been a favorite among children, parents, and teachers for than two decades, and now this new edition introduces its magic to a new generation.

  • Title: Popo and Fifina
  • Author: Arna Bontemps Langston Hughes Arnold Rampersad
  • ISBN: 9780195087659
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Popo and Fifina This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children In this novel fo

    David

    This is a beautifully written children s book about a poor family in Haiti Perhaps, the language is so beautiful because the authors are the poets Langston Hughes and Sterling Brown This book was illustrated by the Hall of Fame African American cartoonist E Simms Campbell This book is a real trasure.


    Westerville

    A book about the children of Haiti from the 1930s Not a folktale It s quite an unusual book, depicting the very different lives of two Haitian children and their family in a very straightforward manner Robin


    Robin

    A book about the children of Haiti from the 1930s Not a folktale It s quite an unusual book, depicting the very different lives of two Haitian children and their family in a very straightforward manner.


    Gretchen

    pretty simple, but elegant language good introduction to another culture s norms.


    Heather

    A delightful story that feels real and true over 60 years after it was written The writing is very descriptive and the characters have very real personalities.


    Yiota

    Grad school


    Lukie

    I loved this book so much as an adult that I bought it and named cats after the little Haitian brother sister.



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