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

Available copies

  • 15 of 19 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Hampton Branch E NEL (Text) 30365100987685 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch E NEL (Text) 30365101052141 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Nelson Vaunda (Text) 22960001138808 Juvenile Coretta Scott King Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E NEL (Text) 0530005726047 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile North E NEL (Text) 0530006095146 Juvenile Picture Book Storage -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch E NEL (Text) 0530005807110 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch E NEL (Text) 0530005726065 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Calhoun - Main Library E NEL (Text) 30102100658473 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Cherokee - Gaffney Library E NEL (Text) 33636001501347 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Colleton - Main Library JE Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux (Text) 3010301094 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761339434
  • ISBN: 0761339434
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, a Division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
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 in his father's bookstore. - Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10
Grades 2-5.
630L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Lexile reading measure : Grades 3-5. ; 630L.
Accelerated Reader LG 3.3 0.5 176563
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Honor Book Award, Illustrator, 2016.
Subject: National Memorial African Bookstore > Juvenile fiction.
Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 > Bookseller > Juvenile fiction.
King, Coretta Scott > Book Awards > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile fiction.
Bookstores > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
National Memorial African Bookstore > Fiction.
Bookstores > Fiction.
Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 > Fiction.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.

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