Traveling to see his father in 1920, writer Langston Hughes listened to the sounds of the train, which inspired him to write his first famous poem, "The Negro Speaks of Rivers." This picture book tells the story of Hughes's rise to accomplishing his dream of being a writer. Full color.

Langston's Train Ride 2005, Scholastic

ISBN-13: 9780439738736

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Langston's Train Ride 2004, Orchard (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780439352390

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