The Resource Here in Harlem : poems in many voices, written by Walter Dean Myers

Here in Harlem : poems in many voices, written by Walter Dean Myers

Label
Here in Harlem : poems in many voices
Title
Here in Harlem
Title remainder
poems in many voices
Statement of responsibility
written by Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and more. Exhilarating and electric, these poems capture the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people
Member of
Awards note
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PS3563.Y48
LC item number
H47 2004
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Accompanying sound disks read by Muhammad Cunningham, Michael Early, Patricia R. Floyd, Kevin R. Free, Arthur French, Dion Graham, Nathan Hinton, Ezra Knight, Robin Miles, Lizan Mitchell, Walter Dean Meyers, Gail Nelson, Monica Patton, and Charles Turner
Reading level
  • 5.9
  • 5.9
  • 6.8
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Young adult poetry, American
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Here in Harlem : poems in many voices, written by Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clara Brown's testimony, part I -- Mali Evans, 12, student -- Macon R. Allen, 38, deacon -- Henry Johnson, 39, mail carrier -- Willie Arnold, 30, alto sax player -- Terry Smith, 24, unemployed -- Clara Brown's testimony, part II -- Christopher Lomax, 60, retired -- Junice Lomax, 23, unemployed -- Hosea Liburd, 25, laborer -- William Riley Pitts, 42, jazz artist -- J. Milton Brooks, 41, undertaker -- John Reese, 70, ballplayer, janitor -- Eleanor Hayden, 51, nanny -- Tom Fisher, 38, blues singer, livery cabbie -- Dennis Chapman, 40, laborer -- C.C. Castell, 49, on disability -- Reuben Mills, 34, artist -- Jimmy Wall, 14, boy evangelist -- John Lee Graham, 49, street historian -- Willie Schockley, 23, street vendor, guitar player -- Etta Peabody, 60, insurance adjuster -- Delia Pierce, 32, hairdresser -- Clara Brown's testimony, part III -- Lois Smith, 12, student -- Jesse Craig, 38, salesman -- Richmond Leake, 53, newsstand dealer -- Helen Sweetland, 27, party girl -- Joshua De Grosse, 19, student, City College -- Betty Pointing, 64, clerk -- Jonathan Smalls, 29, urban planner -- Adam Crooms, 24, furniture mover -- Clara Brown's testimony, part IV -- Malcolm Jones, 16, student -- Gerry Jones, 14, student -- Mary Ann Robinson, 30, nurse, Harlem Hospital -- Ann Carter, 32/Benjamin Bailey, 32, switchboard operator/building maintenance -- Ernest Scott, 26, poet -- Caroline Fleming, 42, live-in maid -- Effie Black, 58, church organist -- Marcia Williams, 17, high school senior -- Harland Keith, 33, reporter -- Lawrence Hamm, 19, student athlete -- Sam DuPree, 28, hustler -- Clara Brown's testimony, part V -- Didi Taylor, 14, student -- Dana Greene, 18, education major, City College -- Bill Cash, 30, boxer -- William Dandridge, 67, mechanic -- Charles Biner, 57, composer, X-ray technician -- John Brambles, 55, numbers runner -- Homer Grimes, 83, blind veteran -- Frank Griffin, 82, veteran -- Lemuel Burr, 81, veteran -- Clara Brown's testimony, part VI -- Lydia Cruz, 15, student -- Kevin Broderick, 20, pre-law, City College -- Earl Prentiss, 39, motorman -- Clara Brown, 87 retired -- Some people, places, and terms
Control code
ocm54504049
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 88 pages
Isbn
9780823418534
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003067605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780823418534 (hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54504049
Label
Here in Harlem : poems in many voices, written by Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clara Brown's testimony, part I -- Mali Evans, 12, student -- Macon R. Allen, 38, deacon -- Henry Johnson, 39, mail carrier -- Willie Arnold, 30, alto sax player -- Terry Smith, 24, unemployed -- Clara Brown's testimony, part II -- Christopher Lomax, 60, retired -- Junice Lomax, 23, unemployed -- Hosea Liburd, 25, laborer -- William Riley Pitts, 42, jazz artist -- J. Milton Brooks, 41, undertaker -- John Reese, 70, ballplayer, janitor -- Eleanor Hayden, 51, nanny -- Tom Fisher, 38, blues singer, livery cabbie -- Dennis Chapman, 40, laborer -- C.C. Castell, 49, on disability -- Reuben Mills, 34, artist -- Jimmy Wall, 14, boy evangelist -- John Lee Graham, 49, street historian -- Willie Schockley, 23, street vendor, guitar player -- Etta Peabody, 60, insurance adjuster -- Delia Pierce, 32, hairdresser -- Clara Brown's testimony, part III -- Lois Smith, 12, student -- Jesse Craig, 38, salesman -- Richmond Leake, 53, newsstand dealer -- Helen Sweetland, 27, party girl -- Joshua De Grosse, 19, student, City College -- Betty Pointing, 64, clerk -- Jonathan Smalls, 29, urban planner -- Adam Crooms, 24, furniture mover -- Clara Brown's testimony, part IV -- Malcolm Jones, 16, student -- Gerry Jones, 14, student -- Mary Ann Robinson, 30, nurse, Harlem Hospital -- Ann Carter, 32/Benjamin Bailey, 32, switchboard operator/building maintenance -- Ernest Scott, 26, poet -- Caroline Fleming, 42, live-in maid -- Effie Black, 58, church organist -- Marcia Williams, 17, high school senior -- Harland Keith, 33, reporter -- Lawrence Hamm, 19, student athlete -- Sam DuPree, 28, hustler -- Clara Brown's testimony, part V -- Didi Taylor, 14, student -- Dana Greene, 18, education major, City College -- Bill Cash, 30, boxer -- William Dandridge, 67, mechanic -- Charles Biner, 57, composer, X-ray technician -- John Brambles, 55, numbers runner -- Homer Grimes, 83, blind veteran -- Frank Griffin, 82, veteran -- Lemuel Burr, 81, veteran -- Clara Brown's testimony, part VI -- Lydia Cruz, 15, student -- Kevin Broderick, 20, pre-law, City College -- Earl Prentiss, 39, motorman -- Clara Brown, 87 retired -- Some people, places, and terms
Control code
ocm54504049
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 88 pages
Isbn
9780823418534
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003067605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780823418534 (hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54504049

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