Harlem Hellfighters
Harlem Hellfighters
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Harlem Hellfighters

Written by J. Patrick Lewis & illustrated by Gary Kelley
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10 - 13
Reading age
32
Page count
47
Words per page
~999L
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Aug 19, 2014
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They went by many names, but the world came to know them best as the Harlem Hellfighters. Two thousand strong, these black Americans from New York picked up brass instruments—under the leadership of famed bandleader and lieutenant James Reese Europe—to take the musical sound of Harlem into the heart of war. From the creators of the 2012 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Honor Book, And the Soldiers Sang, this remarkable narrative nonfiction rendering of WWI – and American – history uses free-verse poetry and captivating art to tell century-old story of hellish combat, racist times, rare courage, and inspired music.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781568462462
    Publication Date
    August 19, 2014
    Publisher
    Creative Editions
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    46.96875
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    10 - 13 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~999L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~X
    ATOS® Book Level
    6.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    170830
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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