Sugar Hill
Sugar Hill
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Sugar Hill

Written by Carole Boston Weatherford & illustrated by R Gregory Christie
Published by Albert Whitman and Company
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Take a walk through Harlem’s Sugar Hill and meet all the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary. With upbeat rhyming, read-aloud text, Sugar Hill celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African Americans first called home during the 1920s. Children raised in Sugar Hill not only looked up to these achievers but also experienced art and culture at home, at church, and in the community. Books, music lessons, and art classes expanded their horizons beyond the narrow limits of segregation. Includes brief biographies of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis; artists Aaron Douglas and Faith Ringgold; entertainers Lena Horne and the Nicholas Brothers; writer Zora Neale Hurston; civil rights leader W. E. B. DuBois and lawyer Thurgood Marshall.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780807576502
    Publication Date
    February 1, 2014
    Page Count
    1
    Words Per Page
    238
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2013030748
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0807576506
    Lexile® Level
    AD560L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~N
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    174265
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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