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There was a party for Langston  Cover Image Book Book

There was a party for Langston / by Jason Reynolds ; with art by Jerome Pumphrey & Jarrett Pumphrey.

Reynolds, Jason, (author.). Pumphrey, Jerome, (illustrator.). Pumphrey, Jarrett, (illustrator.).


You are invited. To a most marvelous party. For a most marvelous man. A man who turned the alphabet into THUMP A BUMP. Who turned words into JAZZ and RIVERS into BUSTIN' A MOVE. All of his word-children will be there, uh-huh. Because it's a party for LANGSTON. Langston Hughes. King of letters. Renaissance man. So don't be shy. Come on in. To the hoopla in Harlem. EVERYONE is welcome. -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534439443
  • ISBN: 1534439447
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Grades K-1. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 > Juvenile fiction.
Poets > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Parties > Juvenile fiction.
Libraries > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.
Biographical fiction.

Available copies

  • 21 of 26 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 26 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE REY (Text) 0001012531592 JUV Easy New Available -

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