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Uptown, Collier B1946

Uptown, Collier

by Bryan Collier | Paperback | SKU B1946
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Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier discovers the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of a little boy""Uptown . . ."Harlem, New York."Chicken and waffles."Jazz."Home.""Uptown" is a rich mix of flavors, colors, sounds, and cultures that come together to create a vibrant community like no other in the world. Seen through the eyes of one little boy who lives there, the details of life in Harlem are as joyous as a game of basketball on a summer's afternoon and as personal as a trip to the barbershop where old-timers reminisce.Bryan Collier's spare, poetic text and beautiful, intricate illustrations evoke every aspect of Harlem, from the legendary Apollo Theater to chocolate-colored brownstones, weekend shopping on 125th Street, and the music of Duke Ellington."Uptown" is the winner of the 2001 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.

Product Information

  • AuthorBryan Collier
  • Page Count32
  • ISBN10080507399X
  • ISBN139780805073997
  • PublisherSquare Fish
  • Year Published2004
  • Grade LevelPre-K - 3
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectGeneral fiction (Children's/YA)
    General fiction (Children's/YA)
  • IllustratorBryan Collier

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