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Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic Neighborhood
Contributor(s): Weatherford, Carole Boston (Author), Christie, R. Gregory (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0807576506     ISBN-13: 9780807576502
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
OUR PRICE: $14.44  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 2014
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
- Juvenile Fiction | Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry)
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2013030748
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 560 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 8.3" W x 10.1" (0.70 lbs) 32 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Locality - New York, N.Y.
- Geographic Orientation - New York
- Topical - Black History
- Chronological Period - 1900-1949
Features: Dust Cover, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/25/2013
Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2014
School Library Journal 02/01/2014 pg. 80
Booklist 02/01/2014 pg. 62
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2014
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2014 pg. 105
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2014 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 174265
Reading Level: 3.5   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:

Take a walk through Harlem's Sugar Hill and meet all the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary. With upbeat rhyming, read-aloud text, Sugar Hill celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African Americans first called home during the 1920s. Children raised in Sugar Hill not only looked up to these achievers but also experienced art and culture at home, at church, and in the community. Books, music lessons, and art classes expanded their horizons beyond the narrow limits of segregation. Includes brief biographies of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis; artists Aaron Douglas and Faith Ringgold; entertainers Lena Horne and the Nicholas Brothers; writer Zora Neale Hurston; civil rights leader W. E. B. DuBois and lawyer Thurgood Marshall.

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