A group of African Americans get bored waiting for the school bus and decide to venture into the fog-shrouded park where a green stone lion sits on its pedestal. But is the haughty lion only stone? "A powerful read-aloud, this poem will help turn on kids to the wonders of words".--Booklist, starred review.

The Green Lion of Zion Street 1993, Aladdin Paperbacks, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780689716935

Aladdin Books edition

Trade paperback

The Green Lion of Zion Street 1988, Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780689504143