Bronx Masquerade

Cover of: Bronx Masquerade | Nikki Grimes

Published by Dial Books in New York, USA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Poetry -- Fiction,
  • Identity -- Fiction,
  • Ethnicity -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • High schools -- Fiction,
  • Schools -- Fiction,
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

About the Edition

While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they"ve written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Nikki Grimes.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G88429 Br 2002
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination167p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6782479M
ISBN 100803725698
ISBN 109780803725690
LC Control Number00031701

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