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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.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Ridgefield Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ridgefield Library JF BALDWIN (Text to phone) 34010148135444 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
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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: City and town life > New York (State) > New York.
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.
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