They Were Strong and Good (Paperback)

Author: Lawson, Robert

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Relates the story of the authors grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States. *Author: Lawson, Robert *Publication Date: 1994/11/01 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: 4-6 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 8.50 *Height: 10.25

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Publisher Penguin Group USA
Mfg Part# 9780670699490
SKU 30107052
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0670699497
Release Date 11/1/1994
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10.25H x 8.5L x 0.5T
Author Info
Robert Lawson
Robert Lawson began his career as a freelance artist for several magazines. His first notable book for children was THE STORY OF FERDINAND, a 1936 collaboration with Munro Leaf which is considered a classic in children's books. He won the Caldecott Medal in 1941 for THEY WERE STRONG AND GOOD and the Newbery Medal in 1945 for RABBIT HILL.
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Annotation The author of such books as "Ben and Me", "Rabbit Hill", and "Mr. Revere and I" shares the history of his family. Illustrated with b&w drawings. Winner of the 1941 Caldecott Medal.
First Line My mother's father was a Scotch sea captain. He sailed on the brig "Eliza Jane Hopper" from New York to the islands of the Caribbean--to Puerto Rico and Cuba and the Isthmus of Panama.
Editors Note Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.
Editors Note 3 Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 05
Number of Pages 0072
Publisher Viking Children's Books

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