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Here in Harlem : poems in many voices

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and more. Exhilarating and electric, these poems capture the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people.
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Genre/Form: Jugendbuch
Audiobooks
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Here in Harlem.
New York : Holiday House, c2004
(OCoLC)607577499
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 0823418537 9780823418534 9780823422128 0823422127 9781430109303 1430109300
OCLC Number: 54504049
Performer(s): Accompanying CDs read by Muhammad Cunningham, Michael Early, Patricia R. Floyd, Kevin R. Free, Arthur French, Dion Graham, Nathan Hinton, Ezra Knight, Robin Miles, Lizan Mitchell, Walter Dean Meyers, Gail Nelson, Monica Patton, and Charles Turner. Published by Live Oak Media, Pine Plains, NY (p2010).
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
Description: viii, 88 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Clara Brown's testimony, part I --
Mali Evans, 12, student --
Macon R. Allen, 38, deacon --
Henry Johnson, 39, mail carrier --
Willie Arnold, 30, alto sax player --
Terry Smith, 24, unemployed --
Clara Brown's testimony, part II --
Christopher Lomax, 60, retired --
Junice Lomax, 23, unemployed --
Hosea Liburd, 25, laborer --
William Riley Pitts, 42, jazz artist --
J. Milton Brooks, 41, undertaker --
John Reese, 70, ballplayer, janitor --
Eleanor Hayden, 51, nanny --
Tom Fisher, 38, blues singer, livery cabbie --
Dennis Chapman, 40, laborer --
C.C. Castell, 49, on disability --
Reuben Mills, 34, artist --
Jimmy Wall, 14, boy evangelist --
John Lee Graham, 49, street historian --
Willie Schockley, 23, street vendor, guitar player --
Etta Peabody, 60, insurance adjuster --
Delia Pierce, 32, hairdresser --
Clara Brown's testimony, part III --
Lois Smith, 12, student --
Jesse Craig, 38, salesman --
Richmond Leake, 53, newsstand dealer --
Helen Sweetland, 27, party girl --
Joshua De Grosse, 19, student, City College --
Betty Pointing, 64, clerk --
Jonathan Smalls, 29, urban planner --
Adam Crooms, 24, furniture mover --
Clara Brown's testimony, part IV --
Malcolm Jones, 16, student --
Gerry Jones, 14, student --
Mary Ann Robinson, 30, nurse, Harlem Hospital --
Ann Carter, 32/Benjamin Bailey, 32, switchboard operator/building maintenance --
Ernest Scott, 26, poet --
Caroline Fleming, 42, live-in maid --
Effie Black, 58, church organist --
Marcia Williams, 17, high school senior --
Harland Keith, 33, reporter --
Lawrence Hamm, 19, student athlete --
Sam DuPree, 28, hustler --
Clara Brown's testimony, part V --
Didi Taylor, 14, student --
Dana Greene, 18, education major, City College --
Bill Cash, 30, boxer --
William Dandridge, 67, mechanic --
Charles Biner, 57, composer, X-ray technician --
John Brambles, 55, numbers runner --
Homer Grimes, 83, blind veteran --
Frank Griffin, 82, veteran --
Lemuel Burr, 81, veteran --
Clara Brown's testimony, part VI --
Lydia Cruz, 15, student --
Kevin Broderick, 20, pre-law, City College --
Earl Prentiss, 39, motorman --
Clara Brown, 87 retired --
Some people, places, and terms.
Responsibility: written by Walter Dean Myers.
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Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and more. Exhilarating and electric, these poems capture the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people.

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