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Uncle Jed's barbershop

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Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed was the only black barber in the county. He had a kind heart and a warm smile. And he had a dream. Living in the segregated South of the 1920's, where most people were sharecroppers. Uncle Jed had to travel all over the county to cut his customers' hair. He lived for the day when he could open his very own barbershop. But it was a long time, and many setbacks, from five-year-old Sarah Jean's emergency operation to the bank failures of the Great Depression, before the joyful day when Uncle Jed opened his shiny new shop -- and twirled a now grown-up Sarah Jean around in the barber chair. With James Ransome's richly colored paintings brimming with life, this is a stirring story of dreams long deferred and finally realized.
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Grouped Work ID 837ee6c8-bdf2-fa79-ade6-4f00e2189b20
Grouping Title uncle jed s barbershop
Grouping Author mitchell margaree king
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-19 04:47:14AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 04:53:30AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.8
auth_author2 Ransome, James
author Mitchell, Margaree King.
author2-role Ransome, Jamesill.
author_display Mitchell, Margaree King
display_description 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.
fountas_pinnell S
id 837ee6c8-bdf2-fa79-ade6-4f00e2189b20
isbn 9780671769697, 9780689819131
last_indexed 2018-11-14T09:53:30.783Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780671769697
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:a69178|Book|Books||English|Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,|c1993.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, African Americans -- Stories, Barbers -- Juvenile fiction, Barbers -- Stories, Uncles -- Juvenile fiction, Uncles -- Stories
title_display Uncle Jed's barbershop
title_full Uncle Jed's barbershop / by Margaree King Mitchell ; illustrated by James Ransome
title_short Uncle Jed's barbershop
topic_facet African Americans, Barbers, Stories, Uncles