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Download Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (112 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Walter Dean Myers Narrator: Muhammad Cunningham, Walter Dean Myers, Charles Turner, Robin Miles, Monica Patton, Gail Nelson, Lizan Mitchell, Ezra Knight Publisher: Live Oak Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2011 ISBN:
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Fifty-four poems, all in different voices, written by one outstanding author. Residents of a fictional Harlem community, from motorman to teacher, from party girl to live-in maid, to jazz artist, a deacon, students, veterans and more - all embodied by 13 remarkable narrators. Original musical recordings from the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Thelonious Monk are included. Each distinctive memory, reflection, thought, or aspiration is evocatively presented in this stunning and memorable tribute to a beloved time and place.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nic | 12/5/2013

    " I liked the photos, and I liked very much the poem on page sixty-nine, with the line, "My love song cowering the city." It made me think of an amorous dragon. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tasara | 12/1/2013

    " It's good and all, but exactly what you would expect from old WDM. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vanessa | 9/4/2013

    " Wonderful poems of many people who remember their times on the streets of Harlem. Good detailed poems that make you feel like you are there. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Johnny Mai | 7/18/2013

    " This book is about the people in Harlem and their life which sounds great. This book is like a romantic movie where no one dies like a fairy tale. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jen | 4/10/2013

    " excellent poems showcasing different people who lived in Harlem's thoughts. Good for middle school on up. Some powerful poetry in here, and neat photographs. My favorite was Blind Veteran- Homer Grimes or Betty Pointing- Clerk. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dana | 10/14/2012

    " What a great group of poems, written in lots of different voices and tones, believable as if from different people. Photos from early twentieth century match the style. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie | 9/3/2012

    " Great poetry for upper middle school/high school set "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Maria | 7/16/2012

    " Full cast audio of poems about Harlem. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Krista the Krazy Kataloguer | 3/27/2012

    " Illustrated with old photographs. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 David | 10/14/2011

    " I could not really get into this book, but I am not a big poetry fan. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leslie | 10/7/2011

    " Excellent curriculum connection. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 hannah | 4/28/2011

    " The thing I love about Walter Dean Myers' poetry is that it's like postcards, really personal and accompanied by actual snapshots. But this collection didn't sing as much as Brown Angels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vanessa | 4/20/2011

    " Wonderful poems of many people who remember their times on the streets of Harlem. Good detailed poems that make you feel like you are there. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tasara | 3/27/2011

    " It's good and all, but exactly what you would expect from old WDM. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dana | 7/5/2010

    " What a great group of poems, written in lots of different voices and tones, believable as if from different people. Photos from early twentieth century match the style. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Johnny | 5/11/2010

    " This book is about the people in Harlem and their life which sounds great. This book is like a romantic movie where no one dies like a fairy tale. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nic | 3/21/2010

    " I liked the photos, and I liked very much the poem on page sixty-nine, with the line, "My love song cowering the city." It made me think of an amorous dragon. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie | 2/14/2008

    " Great poetry for upper middle school/high school set "

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About the Author
Author Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers (1937–2014) was the acclaimed author of over fifty books, primarily for young adults. His notable works include Fallen Angels, Monster, Crystal, and Scorpions. He won numerous awards for his works, including five Coretta Scott King Awards for African American authors. He also won the first Michael L. Printz Award for his book Monster. In January of 2012 he became the Library of Congress’ National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.