cover image Uncle Jed's Barbershop

Uncle Jed's Barbershop

Margaree King Mitchell. Aladdin Paperbacks, $7.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-689-81913-1

At age 79, Uncle Jed, after a lifetime of obstacles (including segregation and the Great Depression), finally realizes his dream of owning a barbershop. ""Convivial descriptions of family life are enhanced by Ransome's spirited oil paintings,"" said PW. Ages 4-7. (Jan.)