Sugar Hill, Sugar Hill where life's so sweet
that pride rings out on every street.
Sugar Hill is the well-known
neighborhood in Harlem that came to prominence in the 1920s and 1930s
during the Harlem Renaissance. Written in bouncy rhyming verse, this
vibrantly illustrated tribute to the artists, writers, and celebrities
that resided there is a beautiful historical and cultural title to
include in your library - whether it's a school, classroom, or home
The author's note at the end provides readers with further background information about Sugar Hill as well as well as the famous names peppered throughout the story, such as Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and Zora Neale Hurston.
Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic Neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Published: February 1, 2014
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Genre: Nonfiction Picture Book
Audience: Middle Grade
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