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H Is for Harlem

Author/Illustrator: Dinah Johnson , April Harrison
Ages 6-9
Published Jul 19th, 2022
$ 1899 USD



A Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Honor Book for Nonfiction • An ALA Notable Book

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Kirkus Reviews • School Library Journal • The Horn Book • Nerdy Book Club • The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature • Bank Street College

An SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Award Winner for Nonfiction

Celebrate Black History Month with this richly informative and gorgeously illustrated book that celebrates Harlem’s vibrant traditions, past and present.
A is for Apollo Theatre
L is for Liberation Bookstore
U is for Uptown 
Discover the Harlem icons that have defined generations of American culture. Harlem is full of remarkable treasures, including museums, performance spaces, community centers, and more—all of which come to life in this lavish celebration of Harlem as an epicenter of African American history and a vibrant neighborhood that continues to shape our world. At once a love letter and a rich alphabetical archive, H Is for Harlem highlights communities and traditions that connect our past and present. 
★ "Stunning." —Booklist, starred review
★ "Remarkable." —School Library Journal, starred review
★ "Historically rich…. A gem." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
★ "Engaging and beautiful." —Horn Book, starred review
★ "Arresting." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
Age Range:  5 - 9

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