Langston's Train Ride

Langston's Train Ride

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Item #: NTS973873
ISBN13: 9780439738736
Format: Paperback Book
Pages: 32 pages
Dimensions: 0.2' x 0.25' x 10.9'
Grades: 3 - 6
Lexile® Measure: 690L
Guided Reading Level: R
DRA Level: 40

Funding Type:
Title I-A

Langston Hughes, at 18 years of age, boards a train in Ohio, heading for Mexico. On this journey of self-discovery young Langston pens his famous poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" on the back of an envelope. This inspiring story of artistic vocation and creation is accompanied by the poem and beautiful illustrations. "A joyous celebration of the journey and the word."—SLJ
Storytelling Resource Award
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