The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore

ISBN-10: 0761339434
ISBN-13: 9780761339434
Author: Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
Illustrated by: Christie, R. Gregory
Interest Level: 2-4
Publisher: Lerner

Publication Date: November 2015

Copyright: 2015

Page Count: 32

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Interest Level

Grades 2-4

Reading Level

Lexile: 630L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Bookstores; Fiction

Bookstores; Fiction

Bookstores; Fiction

And as far as Lewis Michaux Jr. could tell, his father's bookstore was one of a kind. People from all over came to visit the store, even famous people Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, to name a few. In his father's bookstore people bought and read books, and they also learned from each other. People swapped and traded ideas and talked about how things could change. They came together here all because of his father's book itch. Read the story of how Lewis Michaux Sr. and his bookstore fostered new ideas and helped people stand up for what they believed in.