I Am America by Charles Smith Jr.

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Poet and photographer Charles Smith, Jr. has created a poignant, stunning photographic picture book that celebrates the many faces that make up America.

"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.

About Charles Smith Jr.

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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.
Published July 1, 2003 by Cartwheel. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Laid out on high-voltage solid-colored backgrounds that change from page to page, the photos are framed in thin contrasting bands that make them seem to vault off the paper.

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