The rich character of Harlem's music, art, and literature is conveyed through vibrant poetry and illustrations. "Fresh and eye-catching."SLJ
Common Core Alignment:
RI.3.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Caldecott Honor Book Coretta Scott King Honor Book for Illustration ALA Notable Book YALSA Best Book for Young Adults Boston Globe-Horn Honor Book Booklist Editors' Choice