Ellington was not a street / written by Ntozake Shange ; illustrations by Kadir Nelson. - SHERLOC
Ellington was not a street / written by Ntozake Shange ; illustrations by Kadir Nelson.
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New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
African American civil rights workers -- Juvenile poetry.
African American artists -- Juvenile poetry.
African American girls -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry.
American poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Coretta Scott King Award.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, 2005
In a powerful poem accompanied by majestic paintings of influential men, Shange reflects on her childhood when her home was often filled with visionaries and talented artists like Ellington, DuBois, Gillespie, and Robeson.
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