The Resource No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie

No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie

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No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Title
No crystal stair
Title remainder
a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller
Statement of responsibility
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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Title
No crystal stair
Creator
Contributor
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
Subject
Genre
Story line
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.
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, 2013.
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award Winner, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10043613
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
  • High School
  • MG
LC call number
PZ7.N43773
LC item number
Nn 2012
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 5.5.
  • 5.5
  • 5.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts
  • Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adolescent
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by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Label
No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie
Link
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and "Index of historical characters."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
26 cm
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Extent
188 pages
Isbn
9780761361695
Lccn
2011021251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat24
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn729721212
  • (OCoLC)729721212
  • 1453728

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
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