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Shaky Bones : A Story Of The Harlem Renaissance (2011)

Published: [United States] : The Child's World, Inc., 2011 Made available through hoopla
Series: Dell, Pamela. Scrapbooks of America
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781602535572 (electronic bk.), 1602535574 (electronic bk.),
Language:  English

The famous poet Countee Cullen gives Simon Brocade his nickname: Shaky Bones. As Shaky explains it, when the music starts, he just can't be still! Music and creativity seem to ooze from everyone in Shaky's neighborhood during the Harlem Renaissance-- including from Shaky. He wants to be famous as a poet. A young poet's competition teaches Shaky that being known as a good person might just be better than being known as a talent. Shaky guides readers through the Harlem of his day, introduces us to prominent writers and musicians of the era, and brings us the excitement of the Harlem Renaissance.

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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