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Ellington was not a street / written by Ntozake Shange ; illustrations by Kadir Nelson.

Author/Creator:
Shange, Ntozake, author.
Publication:
New York ; London ; Toronto ; Sydney ; Singapore : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2004] , ©2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Subjects:
African American civil rights workers -- Juvenile poetry.
African American artists -- Juvenile poetry.
African American girls -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
African American artists -- Juvenile poetry.
African American civil rights workers -- Juvenile poetry.
African American girls -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
African American artists.
African American civil rights workers.
African American girls.
Children's poetry, American.
African Americans -- Poetry.
African American girls -- Poetry.
American poetry.
African American artists -- Poetry.
Childrens subjects:
African Americans -- Poetry.
American poetry.
Form/Genre:
Juvenile works.
Poetry.
Poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
England London.
Canada Toronto.
Australia Sydney.
Singapore.
Summary:
A tribute to select African American men including Paul Robeson, William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) DuBois, Ray Barretto, Earlington Carl "Sonny Til" Tilghman, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, Dr. Kwane Nkrumah, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Virgil "Honey Bear" Atkins, and the Clovers.
Contents:
Paul Robeson
William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) DuBois
Ray Barretto
Earlington Carl "Sonny Til" Tilghman
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
Virgin "Honey Bear" Akins
The Clovers (vocal group.).
Notes:
Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2005.
ALA Notable Books for Children, 2005
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has illegible dated 21st-century autograph ("[...] 6/5/04") on title leaf.
Banks Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2004
Contributor:
Nelson, Kadir, illustrator.
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm), publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Shange, Ntozake. Ellington was not a street.
Online version: Shange, Ntozake. Ellington was not a street.
ISBN:
0689828845
9780689828843
OCLC:
45247240
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