Clayton Byrd Goes Underground (Large Print / Library Binding)

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This small book grabs readers' emotions as they begin to know Clayton Byrd. Playing the blues harp (harmonica) with his beloved grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd and the Bluesmen band is the highlight of Clayton's life. When Cool Papa Byrd dies suddenly, Clayton is devastated, and has to face his mother, who seems not to understand Clayton or his grandfather. Running away to find the Bluesmen, Clayton goes underground to the New York subway, where he finds TROUBLE! Written with beautiful rhythmic language, the complex dynamics of a family comes to life. Rita Williams-Garcia has crafted a powerful and exceptional book!

— Barbara Katz

Product Details
ISBN: 9781432850531
ISBN-10: 1432850539
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: April 4th, 2018
Language: English