Charles Smith

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If

Illustrated by: Charles Smith
Age Level: 6-9
Kipling's classic poem exploring the attributes that allow a boy to grow into a man has been reinterpreted through Smith's artful photographs of contemporary young adults. Each action-filled image focuses on a sport for a refreshing version of an older poem.

My People

Illustrated by: Charles Smith
Age Level: 6-9

Handsome, artistic sepia portraits of young and older African Americans combine with Hughes' short poem. Together image and word presents a memorable celebration of beauty and diversity of a people. Smith includes a note describing how he approached the classic poem.