The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore

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The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore

by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

First Release:

February 2016

ISBN: 9780761339434

2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor Book
“Dad says books can help you. . . . the more you read, the easier it is to figure out for yourself what is true.” On this principle, in the 1930s, Lewis Michaux opened Harlem’s National Memorial African Bookstore. Information on Lewis Henri Michaux. Author’s note. Selected bibliography. Full-color illustrations.

 
  • ISBN: 9780761339434
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Carolrhoda
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9 1/4" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.3, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.5, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 630L
    Awards & Honors: 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor Book

    2016 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Older Children
    Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
    Booklist Best Picture Books of 2015
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Younger Readers
    2016 CCBC Choices–Historical People, Places, and Events
    Genre: Nonfic
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