Format

Book

Author

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

Title

The book itch : freedom, truth & Harlem's greatest bookstore / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Description

1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Summary

Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.

Subjects
  • Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 -- Fiction.
  • National Memorial African Bookstore -- Fiction.
  • Bookstores -- Fiction.
  • African Americans -- New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Other Author

Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.

Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Bklst 10/01/2015
  • SLJ Sep 2015
  • PW 09/21/2015
  • Kirkus 09/15/2015
  • Horn Bk Nov 2015
  • Coretta King Awrd
  • Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.3 0.5 176563
LCCN

2013040520

ISBN
  • 9780761339434 (lib. bdg.)
  • 0761339434 (lib. bdg.)
System Availability

2

Current Holds

0

Call Number

E NELSON, VAUNDA

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2