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Author Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author.

Title Little man, little man : a story of childhood / James Baldwin ; with illustrations by Yoran Cazac ; edited by Nicholas Boggs and Jennifer DeVere Brody ; foreword by Tejan Karefa-Smart ; afterword by Aisha Karefa-Smart.

Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j BALDWIN,JAM    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Fiction.
Description xxi, 98 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Foreword: Little man, Little man: we the children / Tejan Karefa-Smart -- Introduction / Nicholas Boggs and Jennifer DeVere Brody -- Little man, little man -- Afterword / Aisha Karefa-Smart.
Summary Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's nephew Tejan "TJ" Karefa-Smart and an afterword by his niece Aisha Karefa-Smart, with an introduction by two Baldwin scholars. In it we not only see life in 1970s Harlem from a black child's perspective, but we also gain a fuller appreciation of the genius of one of America's greatest writers.
Subject Neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
African American children -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
African American boys -- Fiction.
African American children -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Neighborhoods -- Fiction.
Coming of age -- Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Added Author Cazac, Yoran, illustrator.
Boggs, Nicholas, 1973- editor.
Brody, Jennifer DeVere, editor.
ISBN 9781478000044 (hardcover ; alkaline paper) $22.95
147800004X (hardcover ; alkaline paper) $22.95

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