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Me and Uncle Romie : a story inspired by the life and art of Romare Bearden / by Claire Hartfield ; paintings by Jerome Lagarrigue.

Author/Creator:
Hartfield, Claire author.
Publication:
[New York] : Dial Books for Young Readers New York, 2002. , ©2002
Format/Description:
Book
[40] pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988 -- Juvenile fiction.
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988
Childrens subjects:
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988 -- Fiction.
Artists -- Fiction.
Uncles -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
A boy from North Carolina spends the summer in New York City visiting the neighborhood of Harlem, where his uncle, collage artist Romare Bearden, grew up. Includes a biographical sketch of Bearden and instructions on making a story collage.
Notes:
"Designed by Kimi Weart."; title page verso.
"Text set in Folio."; title page verso.
"The art was created using acrylic paint and collage elements."; title page verso.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2001
Contributor:
Lagarrigue, Jerome, illustrator.
Dial Books for Young Readers, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0803725205
9780803725201
OCLC:
42061014
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