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Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier discovers the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of a little boy

"Uptown . . .

Harlem, New York.

Chicken and waffles.

Jazz.

Home."

Uptown is a rich mix of flavors, colors, sounds, and cultures that come together to create a vibrant community like no other in the world. Seen through the eyes of one little boy who lives there, the details of life in Harlem are as joyous as a game of basketball on a summer's afternoon and as personal as a trip to the barbershop where old-timers reminisce.

Bryan Collier's spare, poetic text and beautiful, intricate illustrations evoke every aspect of Harlem, from the legendary Apollo Theater to chocolate-colored brownstones, weekend shopping on 125th Street, and the music of Duke Ellington.

 
Uptown is the winner of the 2001 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.

Synopsis:

The Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator discovers the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of a little boy who lives there. Collier's poetic text and beautiful, intricate illustrations evoke every aspect of Harlem. Full color.

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Uptown (PB)

Synopsis:

Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Collier discovers the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of a little boy. Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Bryan Collier won the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration and the Ezra Jack Keats Award for new talent for Uptown, the first picture book he both wrote and illustrated. He also won a Coretta Scott King Best Illustrator Honor for Visiting Langston, written by Willie Perdomo.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805073997
Author:
Collier, Bryan
Publisher:
Square Fish
Author:
Collier, Brian
Author:
National Geographic Learning
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Lifestyles - City Life
Subject:
Harlem (new york, n.y.)
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Social Situations - Community & Neighborhood
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Social Issues - Community & Neighborhood
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Picture Book
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.97 x 7.97 x 0.11 in
Age Level:
04-08

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