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Little man, little man : a story of childhood

Author: James Baldwin; Yoran Cazac; Nicholas Boggs; Jennifer DeVere Brody
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's nephew Tejan "TJ"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.
Little man, little man.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018008826
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin; Yoran Cazac; Nicholas Boggs; Jennifer DeVere Brody
ISBN: 9781478000044 147800004X
OCLC Number: 1013499341
Description: xxi, 98 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword: Little man, Little man: we the children / Tejan Karefa-Smart --
Introduction / Nicholas Boggs and Jennifer DeVere Brody --
Little man, little man --
Afterword / Aisha Karefa-Smart.
Responsibility: James Baldwin ; with illustrations by Yoran Cazac ; edited by Nicholas Boggs and Jennifer DeVere Brody ; foreword by Tejan Karefa-Smart ; afterword by Aisha Karefa-Smart.

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Now available for the first time in nearly forty years, James Baldwin's only children's book Little Man, Little Man follows the day to day life of the four year old protagonist TJ and his friends in  Read more...

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"Cazac's lively drawings not only convey the emotional energy of the children's urban world, but also complement Baldwin's rhapsodic celebration of blackness as a spectrum." -- Ayten Tartici * Slate Read more...

 
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