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Image for Bed-Stuy Beat: Sonny's Song

Bed-Stuy Beat: Sonny's Song

By: Blue, Rose

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05690


Trace of soiling to upper area of front cover. Light bumping to corners. Jacket is edge-worn, chipped, and rubbed. Tape repair to small tear at the head of the spine. Small hole in the jacket's spine below the tape repair. A new Mylar protective cover improves the look and feel. Sonny is an African American boy in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood, known as Bed-Stuy, of Brooklyn, and this book is his story told in the lyrics of a song, page by page, with the final page... View more info

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The "Town" Series: South Town, North Town, Whose Town? and Return to South Town

By: Graham, Lorenz

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania, Boyds Mills Press: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 06498


All four books in Graham's "Town" series, all in Near Fine to Fine condition. Originally published in the 1950s to 1970s, this reprint series features in each volume the same Foreword, by Rudine Sims Bishop, and the same Afterword, by Ruth Graham Siegrist, the author's daughter. Hailed not only as groundbreaking for juvenile literature in general, but African American literature in particular. View more info