Lil' Pookie's America: Some Big Shoes to Fill
13 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
How can a kid from the 'hood today measure up to the likes of Duke Ellington? or Hank Aaron? A mythical boy from the 'hood meets these major black American figures through three recent books: 'Duke Ellington's America', 'The Last Hero' and 'Willie Mays'.