Uptown (An Owlet Book)
by Bryan Collier, Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Publication Date: Dec 03, 2003
List Price: $8.99 (store prices may vary)
Age: 4 - 8
Page Count: 32
Imprint: Square Fish
Parent Company: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck
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.
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.
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