H Is for Harlem

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Harrison, April
By (author): Johnson, Dinah
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 21st Century
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Music / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: July 2022
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 12.00in x 10.00in
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$ 23.99
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*This richly informative and gorgeously illustrated book celebrates Harlem's vibrant traditions, past and present.

A is for Apollo Theatre
L is for Liberation Bookstore
U is for Uptown 


Discover the Harlem icons that have defined generations of American culture. Harlem is full of remarkable treasures, including museums, performance spaces, community centers, and more-all of which come to life in this lavish celebration of Harlem as an epicenter of African American history and a vibrant neighborhood that continues to shape our world. At once a love letter and a rich alphabetical archive, H Is for Harlem highlights communities and traditions that connect our past and present.
Biographical NoteDinah Johnson is the award-winning author of many books for young readers, including Black Magic, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie; Hair Dance! with photographs by Kelly Johnson; Quinnie Blue, illustrated by James Ransome; Sunday Week, illustrated by Tyrone Geter; and All Around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuel Roberts. A professor of English at the University of South Carolina, she lives in Columbia, South Carolina. She invites you to visit her at dinahjohnsonbooks.com.

April Harrison, a renowned folk artist, is the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award–winning illustrator of Patricia C. McKissack's final picture book, What Is Given from the Heart, which received four starred reviews and which the New York Times Book Review called an "exquisite story of generosity." Her work appears in the public collections of Vanderbilt University, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, the Atlanta Housing Authority, and the Erskine University Museum, as well as in many private collections. She invites you to visit her at ...
Follow April: @aprilwharrison on Twitter and Instagram