Excellent, Primary, Intermediate, Mystery, detective, African American artists, Harlem, New York, community, Natasha Tarpley
Jin, Alex, and Elvin are three young teens living in Harlem, New York. When Elvin’s grandfather is attacked in a community garden, the three kids band together to find out the motive behind the cruel act. As they investigate, they discover valuable secret paintings, a politician’s plot that could ruin their beloved neighborhood, and how everything is connected. Risking their lives, the new group of friends is able to save the rare masterpieces, as well as their community’s livelihood.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"The Harlem Charade,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 39
, Article 71.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol39/iss7/71