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Uncle Jed's barbershop / by Margaree King Mitchell ; illustrated by James Ransome.

Mitchell, Margaree King. (Author). Ransome, James. (Added Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at John P. Webster Library - West Hartford.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
John P. Webster Library - West Hartford CHILDREN PZ 7 .M693 Un 1998 (Text to phone) 30401147759082 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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General Note:
"A Reading Rainbow feature book"--P. [4] of cover.
Original copyright: 1993.
"aladdin picture books"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed, the only black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open his own barbershop.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-7.
Subject: Uncles > Fiction.
Barbers > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award.
Uncles > Juvenile fiction.
Barbers > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.

Syndetic Solutions - Summary for ISBN Number 0689819137
Uncle Jed's Barbershop
Uncle Jed's Barbershop
by Mitchell, Margaree King; Ransome, James E. (Illustrator)
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Uncle Jed's Barbershop

Coretta Scott King Award winner A young girl's beloved uncle is a talented barber without a shop who never gives up on his dream in this richly illustrated, stirring picture book. Everyone has a favorite relative. For Sarah Jean, it's her Uncle Jed. Living in the segregated South of the 1920s, where most people are sharecroppers, Uncle Jed is the only black barber in the county and has to travel all over the county to cut his customers' hair. He lives for the day when he could open his very own barbershop. But there are a lot of setbacks along the way. Will Uncle Jed ever be able to open a shiny new shop?

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