Harlem in its heydayathe 1920sais the backdrop for the next Scraps of Time story. For Lilly Belle, athe capital of Black Americaa is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can getamaybe not in miles but certainly in mind set. A summer program for gifted young writers opens a new world. Jazz music in the street lulls her to sleep, her classroom is in a mansion called athe Dark Tower, a and the author Zora Neale Hurston is her teacher, helping Lilly Belle come to a deeper understanding of ...

A Song for Harlem: 1928 2007, Viking Children's Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670062096