WorldCat Identities

Adoff, Arnold

Overview
Works: 72 works in 305 publications in 1 language and 32,806 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Biography  Lyric poetry  Sports poetry  History  Blues poetry  Novels in verse 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PS3551.D66, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Arnold Adoff
 
Most widely held works by Arnold Adoff
I am the darker brother : an anthology of modern poems by Negro Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

35 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 2,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on aspects of race or racial problems by well-known Negro poets, including Countee Cullen, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Langston Hughes, and James Weldon Johnson
The poetry of Black America; anthology of the 20th century by Arnold Adoff( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 2,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 600 poems by 145 authors, this book gives a cross-section of black American poetry writing in the twentieth century
Black is brown is tan by Arnold Adoff( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives
All the colors of the race : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father
Malcolm X by Arnold Adoff( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates briefly the life story of a convict who rises through self-education and love of his black brothers to become a leader of the black people of the United States
My Black me: a beginning book of Black poetry by Arnold Adoff( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of poems reflecting thoughts on being black by such authors as Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Imamu Amiri Baraka
Sports pages by Arnold Adoff( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems about the experiences and feelings of young athletes involved in various sports
In for winter, out for spring by Arnold Adoff( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of poems, told from the perspective of a young girl, celebrates family life throughout the year cycle of seasons
Roots and blues : a celebration by Arnold Adoff( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrical text explores how Blues have been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Black on black; commentaries by Negro Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of essays and extracts from books presenting a chronology of influential Negro thinking ranging from the 19th century to the present
Black out loud : an anthology of modern poems by Black Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poetry by twentieth-century black Americans expressing what it is like to be black in the United States. Includes capsule biographies of the poets
Love letters by Arnold Adoff( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty poems written by kids and klutzes, secret admirers and detractors, friends, enemies, and skeptics to the objects of their affection--or aversion
Eats : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the poet's love of food and eating
Touch the poem by Arnold Adoff( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems about the sense of touch including a baby's foot in one's palm, peach fuzz on the lip, and the forehead against a cold window
Street music : city poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen poems explore the sights and sounds of life in a big city
City in all directions : an anthology of modern poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poems celebrating city life around the world
Chocolate dreams : poems by Arnold Adoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original poems on a favorite subject by a chocolate lover
Celebrations : a new anthology of Black American poetry by Arnold Adoff( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thematically arranged contributions of eighty-five Afro-American poets
Brothers and sisters : modern stories by Black Americans by Arnold Adoff( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of short fiction by Black American writers. Their stories span a period of over forty years, from the 'Harlem Renaissance' days of Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemp to the present vision of Nikki Giovanni and John A. Williams."
Ma nda la by Arnold Adoff( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sounds MA, DA, LA, HA, RA, NA, and AH (representing respectively mother, father, singing, laughing, cheering, sighing, and contentment) form a chant celebrating an African family's cultivation and harvest of a corn crop
 
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The poetry of Black America; anthology of the 20th century
Alternative Names
Adoff, Arnold 1935-

Arnold Adoff Amerikaans schrijver

Arnold Adoff Writer

アドフ, アーノルド

アーノルド・エイドフ

Languages
English (201)

Covers
The poetry of Black America; anthology of the 20th centuryBlack is brown is tanMalcolm XMy Black me: a beginning book of Black poetrySports pagesIn for winter, out for springRoots and blues : a celebrationLove letters