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Author Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Title No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller / Vaunda Micheaux Nelson ; art work by R. Gregory Christie.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron MS Stacks - BR2Y-14  Fic Nel    AVAILABLE
 Joliet Twp High SD 204 - Central Campus Reading Counts - JCHB-1  EBS REA NEL (Y)    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Second Floor - KKBB-2  TEEN FIC NELSON    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL YA Fiction - MTBB-2  TEEN FIC NEL    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon YA Fiction - TRBB-2  YA FIC NEL    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL YA Fiction - WOLY-11  YA NELSON    AVAILABLE
Description 188 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering place from 1939 to 1975.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and "Index of historical characters."
Audience 850 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.5 5.0 149852.
Reading Counts RC High School 5.5 10 Quiz: 58262.
Subject Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 -- Juvenile fiction.
Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 -- Fiction.
Michaux, Lewis H., 1885-1976 -- Fiction.
Bookstores -- Fiction.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Bookstores -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Books and reading -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Added Author Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
ISBN 9780761361695 trade hard cover alkaline paper
0761361693 trade hard cover alkaline paper

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