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Here in Harlem

Here in Harlem

by Walter Dean Myers

Powerful and soulful first-person poems are presented in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary New York City neighborhood, from teachers to jazz artists to nannies, capturing the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people.

Ages
14, 12, 15, 13, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
6.8
Guided Reading
NR
Publisher
HHS - HOLIDAY HOUSE
Genre
Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author

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.

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