A song for Harlem
|Format:||Print Book 2007|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
Harlem in its heydayathe 1920sais the backdrop for the next Scraps of Time story. For Lilly Belle, athe capital of Black Americaa is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can getamaybe not in miles but certainly in mind set. A summer program for gifted young writers opens a new world. Jazz music in the street lulls her to sleep, her classroom is in a mansion called athe Dark Tower, a and the author Zora Neale Hurston is her teacher, helping Lilly Belle come to a deeper understanding of the power of words, especially her own. Once again Patricia C. McKissack builds an involving story around real events and famous figures
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Scraps of time.
#1 - Abby takes a stand
#2 - Away west
#3 - A Song for Harlem
#4 - The Home-run king
Hurston, Zora Neale
-- Juvenile fiction.
Robinson, A'Lelia Walker, -- 1885-1931 -- Juvenile fiction.
Hurston, Zora Neale -- Fiction.
Robinson, A'Lelia Walker, -- 1885-1931 -- Fiction.
Creative writing -- Juvenile fiction.
Harlem Renaissance -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Creative writing -- Fiction.
Harlem Renaissance -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Viking,2007
James, Gordon C.
108 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.