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For Lilly Belle, ?the capital of Black America? is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can get?maybe not in miles but certainly in mindset. Then a summer program for gifted young writers opens a whole new world for Lilly Belle. Jazz music in the street lulls her to sleep, her classroom is in a mansion, and the author Zora Neale Hurston is her teacher, helping her understand the power of words, especially her own. Once again, award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack builds an involving story around real events and famous figures.

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Patricia C. McKissack lives in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Gordon C. James lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142412381
Author:
Mckissack, Patricia C.
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
James, Gordon C.
Author:
McKissack, Patricia C.
Author:
McKissack, Patricia
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Scraps of Time
Series Volume:
1928
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.74x5.20x.29 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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