Night On Neighborhood Street

Paperback | February 1, 1996

byEloise GreenfieldIllustratorJan Spivey Gilchrist

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A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

A wonderful collection of poems, this book gives a beautiful snapshot of life on Neighborhood Street.

“The magical andeveryday reside comfortably together on Neighborhood Street and make it well worth the visit.”—Booklist 

"A warm, triumphant book."—School Library Journal

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A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening.

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A Coretta Scott King Honor BookA wonderful collection of poems, this book gives a beautiful snapshot of life on Neighborhood Street.“The magical andeveryday reside comfortably together on Neighborhood Street and make it well worth the visit.”—Booklist "A warm, triumphant book."—School Library Journal

Eloise Greenfield was born in Parmele, North Carolina, on May 17, 1929. While she was still an infant, her family moved to Washington, D.C., where she has lived ever since. Ms. Greenfield studied piano as a child and teenager, before getting a full time civil service job. Her decision to write came from a lack of books on African Ameri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.5 × 8.4 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140556834

ISBN - 13:9780140556834

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening.

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“The magical andeveryday reside comfortably together on Neighborhood Street and make it well worth the visit.”—Booklist "A warm, triumphant book that will be wonderful to share with a group or in a more cozy situation."—School Library Journal"Greenfield's poems have a peaceful tone that is perfectly matched in Gilchrist's gentle, dreamy paintings, where brown skins glow with a warm light against soft-focus backgrounds of shadowed walls and deep, starry sky. A winning combination." —Kirkus Reviews