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The Resource No crystal stair, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

No crystal stair, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Label
No crystal stair
Title
No crystal stair
Statement of responsibility
by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this inspiring work of historical fiction, Nelson tells the true story of a man with a passion for knowledge and of a bookstore whose influence has become legendary
Summary
Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2012.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2012.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10043613
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
850
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
5.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adolescent
Label
No crystal stair, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780761361695
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011021251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-upg 20120206-078
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn729721212
  • (OCoLC)729721212
  • 253124
  • 254989
Label
No crystal stair, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780761361695
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011021251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-upg 20120206-078
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn729721212
  • (OCoLC)729721212
  • 253124
  • 254989

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