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The barber's cutting edge

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Children's Book Press,
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The Barber's Cutting Edge is a touching celebration of the close relationship between a young African American boy and his community mentor. Jam-packed with little boys, big boys, dads, and neighbors, Mr. Bigalow's barbershop is a familiar place to talk, to play dominoes, to read, and in Rashaad's case, to get a little extra help with his schoolwork. Not only does Mr. Bigalow know all the latest styles, he also knows all the words on Rashaad's vocabulary list. Whether it's haircuts or words, Mr. Bigalow is the best at what he does. He is also a friend and a role model and as Rashaad puts it, "one cool dude."Holbert's vibrant drawings capture the lively atmosphere and warm spirit of the barbershop.
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Grouped Work ID 96aa3506-72e7-a78d-3349-b660921a92b2
Grouping Title barber s cutting edge
Grouping Author battle lavert gwendolyn
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-03 04:38:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 04:51:58AM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 2.6
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author Battle-Lavert, Gwendolyn.
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display_description Rashaad gets his hair cut by the best barber in town who also introduces him to the joy of learning new words.
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publishDate 1994
record_details ils:a115779|Book|Books||English|Children's Book Press,|1994.|1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 25 cm.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Barbers -- Juvenile fiction, Vocabulary -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The barber's cutting edge
title_full The barber's cutting edge / story by Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert ; pictures by Raymond Holbert
title_short The barber's cutting edge
topic_facet African Americans, Barbers, Vocabulary