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The book itch : freedom, truth & Harlem's greatest bookstore

Author: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; R Gregory Christie; Carolrhoda Books, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.),
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch - a book itch. how to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African Bookstore. And as far as Lewis Michaux Jr. could tell, his father's bookstore was one of a kind. People from all over came to visit the store, even famous people - Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, and Langston Hughes, to name a few. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator): Honor book
Historical
Fiction
Juvenile
Biographical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Curriculum resource
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Lewis H Michaux; Lewis H Michaux; Lewis H Michaux; Lewis H Michaux
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; R Gregory Christie; Carolrhoda Books, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minn.),
ISBN: 9780761339434 0761339434 9781518211195 1518211194
OCLC Number: 865711268
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, Illustrator, 2016
Target Audience: 630L; Decoding: 4 (hard); Vocabulary: 5 (very hard); Sentences: 5 (very hard); Patterns: 5 (very hard)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

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In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch - a book itch. how to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African Bookstore. And as far as Lewis Michaux Jr. could tell, his father's bookstore was one of a kind. People from all over came to visit the store, even famous people - Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, and Langston Hughes, to name a few. In his father's bookstore people bought and read books, and they also learned from each other. People swapped and traded ideas and talked about how things could change. They came together here all because of his father's book itch. Read the story of how Lewis Michaux Sr. and his bookstore fostered new ideas and helped people stand up for what they believed in. --

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