"I am America/I am proud/I am diverse/soft-spoken/and loud."
The powerful poem in this one-of-a-kind book is enhanced by the accompanying photographs that represent children of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. The playful images and touching poetry work together to tell the story of America. Children and parents alike will be moved by each unforgettable face and each strikingly beautiful line of verse. Photographer Charles Smith, Jr. brings his unique artistic style to this patriotic and poignant portrayal of America's children.
Charles R. Smith Jr.
Poet and photographer Charles R. Smith, Jr., creator of Rimshots, I Am America, and Short Takes, has traveled all over the world. Now he makes his home with his wife, Gillian, and two kids, Adrian and Sabine, in Poughkeepsie, New York.