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Fifty Cents And A Dream: Young Booker T. Washington Young Booker T. Washington (Paperback)

Author:  Jabari/ Collier Asim Illustrator:  Bryan Collier
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0316086576
ISBN-13: 9780316086578
Sku: 231278628
Publish Date: 12/4/2012
Sales Rank: 85442
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 11H x 10L x 0.5T
Pages:  1
Age Range:  9 to 12
 
Award-winning artist Collier and writer Asim capture the hardship and the spirit of one of the most inspiring figures in American history, bringing to life Booker T. Washington''s journey to learn, to read, and to realize a dream. Full color.
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A lyrical introduction to the life, achievements and spirit of the former slave and inspiring educator describes the hardships he overcame in youth, the circumstances that challenged his efforts to learn how to read and his triumphant pursuit of a college education. Illustrated by the Caldecott Honor-winning artist of Dave the Potter. 30,000 first printing.A biography of the former slave and inspiring educator describes the hardships he overcame in youth, the circumstances that challenged his efforts to learn how to read, and his triumphant pursuit of a college education.

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"Collier's patterned and textured watercolor and paper collage paintings perfectly mirror the narrative... An inspirational life, memorably presented." 10/15/2012

"Asim's (Boy of Mine) lyrical narrative is succinct yet illustrative, and, combined with the artwork, makes an impressive addition to any biography collection." (starred review) 10/22/2012

"An outstanding achievement and a life worthy of note." 10/15/2012

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   05
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0001
Product attributePublisher:   Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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