Little man, little man : a story of childhood / ... Read More
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- ISBN: 9781478000044
- ISBN: 147800004X
- Physical Description: xxi, 98 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
- Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2018
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Acknowledgments -- Foreword: Little man, Little ... Read More
Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively ... Read More
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Summary: Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's nephew Tejan "TJ" Karefa-Smart and an afterword by his niece Aisha Karefa-Smart, with an introduction by two Baldwin scholars. In it we not only see life in 1970s Harlem from a black child's perspective, but we also gain a fuller appreciation of the genius of one of America's greatest writers.