AP Reading List – Book-a-Day: The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes is today's pick for our #Book-A-Day challenge.Author:  Langston Hughes

Category:  Poetry

Overview: Hughes collected poems includes 868 of his works written over five decades.

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:

Chris: “The most famous African American poet, bar none.  Read some of his poems and reflect on where modern rap music got its voice.”

Ethan: “Langston Hughes’s work during the Harlem Renaissance captures the life of the period. I can’t help but hear the Blues and voices of an oppressed yet hopeful people in Hughes’s poems.”


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