Spin A Soft Black Song (Revised Edition)
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Nikki Giovanni's poems for children, like her adult works, exhibit a combination of casual energy and sudden wit. No cheek-pinching auntie, she explores the contours of childhood with honest affection, side-stepping both nostalgia and condescension. --The New York Times Book Review. SC, 57 pages.