A Song For Harlem (Scraps Of Time 1928)
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For Lilly Belle, "the capital of Black America" is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can get - maybe not in miles but certainly in mindset. Then a summer program for gifted young writers opens a whole new world for Lilly Belle. Jazz music in the street lulls her to sleep, her classroom is in a mansion, and the author Zora Neale Hurston is her teacher, helping her understand the power of words, especially her own. Once again, award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack builds an involving story around real events and famous figures.