In daddy's arms I am tall : African Americans celebrating fathers / illustrated by Javaka Steptoe. - 1st ed. - New York : Lee & Low Books, c1997. - 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 24 cm.

In daddy's arms -- Her daddy's hands -- Black father man -- The farmer -- Tickle tickle -- Lightning jumpshot -- The things in black men's closets -- My grandaddy is my daddy too -- Promises -- Seeds -- Artist to artist -- My father's eyes.

Read by Javaka Steptoe, Robin Miles, Charles Turner, and Lizan Mitchell.

A collection of poems celebrating African-American fathers.

Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1998.

1880000318 9781880000311 9781584300168 1584300167

97007311


Children's poetry, American.
American poetry--African American authors.
Fathers--United States--Juvenile poetry.
African American fathers--Juvenile poetry.
Men--United States--Juvenile poetry.
African American men--Juvenile poetry.

PS591.N4 / B46 1997

811.008/03520431