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

Available copies

  • 17 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
Dorchester - St. George Main Library E NEL (Text) 30018005347063 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch E NEL (Text) 30018005064817 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 05/14/2021
Fairfield - Main Library JE Nel (Text) 33116002480098 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch JE N (Text) 33172005886286 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Florence - Main Library JE N (Text) 33172005886278 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Bookmobile E Nelson (Text) 33255003303881 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Lancaster - Indian Land Branch E NEL (Text) 30553103232502 Juvenile Easy Picture Book Available -
York - Fort Mill Branch JE NELSON (Text) 33205011251028 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch JE NELSON (Text) 33205011251515 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
York - York Branch JE NELSON (Text) 33205011251457 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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