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Around Our Way on Neighbors' Day

Around Our Way on Neighbors' Day

By Tameka Fryer Brown
Illustrator Charlotte Riley-Webb

Hardcover

Price: $17.95

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  • Publication Date: August 1, 2010
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Trim Size: 8 12 x 11
  • ISBN: 9780810989719
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: 32 pages of full-color illustrations
  • Rights: World/All

Neighbors gather on a hot summer day for a joyful block party: Kids play double Dutch; men debate at the barber shop and play chess; mothers and aunts cook up oxtail stew, collard greens, and other delicious treats; and friends dance and sway as jazz floats through the streets.

A rhythmic tale that celebrates the diversity of a close-knit community, Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day will excite readers and prompt them to discover the magic of their own special surroundings.

About the author

Tameka Fryer Brown was inspired by the Miami neighborhood in which she grew up. Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day is her first book. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.


 


Charlotte Riley-Webb is the award-winning illustrator of six books for children, including The Entrance Place of Wonders. She lives in Stockbridge, Georgia.