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Harlem

Harlem

by Walter Dean Myers Illustrated by Christopher Myers

Father and son celebrate a rich and vibrant neighborhood that has been a historic center of African-American culture in New York City. Walter Dean Myers gives poetry a jazz backbeat to tell Harlem's story.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.5
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrator

Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers is the beloved and outstanding author of such children's and young adult books as Fallen Angels, Somewhere in the Darkness, Slam!, and Harlem, among many more. His many awards include two Newbery Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, and the Michael J. Printz Award.
Christopher Myers Learn about award-winning children's book illustrator Christopher Myers. The first book Meyers illustrated was Shadow of the Red Moon.

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