Black Kid in a New Place



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Black Kid in a New Place
James Berry

These five verses explore a child’s perspective on the topic of migration with vivid images of flying, blossoming and dancing comparing its situation with a trapped bird concluding in the and that… “…I see I am a transplanted sapling, here, blossoming.”

· · 2004

Critical edition

Berry, James. "Black Kid in a New Place." Only One of Me: Selected poems. Macmillan Children's Books, 2004. 15 l., ISBN 9780330418317

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