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Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic Neighborhood
Contributor(s): Weatherford, Carole Boston (Author)

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ISBN: 1489624198     ISBN-13: 9781489624192
Publisher: Av2 by Weigl
OUR PRICE: $29.14  

Binding Type: Library Binding - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2014
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry)
Dewey: E
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 560 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Av2 Fiction Readalong 2015
Physical Information: 0.28" H x 8.19" W x 10.32" (0.65 lbs)
- Chronological Period - 1900-1949
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Geographic Orientation - New York
- Cultural Region - Mid-Atlantic
- Cultural Region - Northeast U.S.
- Locality - New York, N.Y.
- Topical - Black History
Features: Ikids, Illustrated
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 174265
Reading Level: 3.5   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
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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