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Uptown Bryan Collier

Uptown

Bryan Collier

Published
ISBN : 9780805057218
Hardcover
32 pages
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Discover the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of one little boy who lives there.Uptown . . .Harlem, New York.Chicken and waffles.Jazz.Home.Uptown is a rich mix of flavors, colors, sounds, and cultures that come togetherMoreDiscover the vibrant world of Harlem, New York, as seen through the eyes of one little boy who lives there.Uptown . . .Harlem, New York.Chicken and waffles.Jazz.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 summers afternoon and as personal as a trip to the barbershop where old-timers reminisce.Bryan Colliers 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.