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Readers get a kicky, vibrant view of life in Harlem, New York, as seen by a boy who lives there. From "chicken and waffles" to jazz, a pick-up basketball game or corner barbershop, it's all home. Collier's paintings --- a swirl of color, texture and shape -- bring his poetic words alive.

Reviewed by Shannon Maughan on June 1, 2000

by Bryan Collier

  • Publication Date: June 1, 2000
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
  • ISBN-10: 0805057218
  • ISBN-13: 9780805057218