Uncle Jed's Barber Shop
As the only black barber in a county of sharecroppers during the 1920s, Uncle Jed traveled for miles to tend to his customers. Saving his money to build his very own barbershop was a dream that had to be postponed because of his generous heart and the Depression.
Then one glorious day, on his 79th birthday, Uncle Jed finally opened the doors of his new shop. Full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Phil9 - LibraryThing
What a wonderful story of life, dreams and perserverence in the south during segregation and the great depression. This Coretta Scott award book did a fabulous job depicting the harsh environment and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CorinneLovett - LibraryThing
I liked this book for two reasons: the theme is uplifting and it pushes readers to think about racial issues in Americaís past. The theme of the story or big idea is to believe in your dreams. The ... Read full review