Haiku copyright © 1998 Ellen Wright. All other text & illustrations copyright © 2018 Nina Crews. Published Millbrook Press ISBN 978-1-5124-1865-1 ISBN 978-1-5124-9862-2 (eb pdf)
- NCTE Notable Poetry Books for 2019
- CCBC Choices 2019
- School Library Journal Best Books of 2018
- New York Public Library 100 Best Books For Kids 2018
- Junior Library Guild Selection
In the last 18 months of his life, Richard Wright, the author of Native Son and Black Boy, created over 4000 haiku. Twelve of these luminous poems are included in this book. A perfect introduction for children to haiku and to this important African American writer.