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Author Miller, William, 1959- author.
Title Richard Wright and the library card / by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie.
Pub Info New York : Lee & Low Books, ©1997.
book jacket
 East Falmouth-Children's  J ADVANCED PICTURE Miller     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J PICTURE Miller     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  PICTURE Miller     AVAILABLE
 CCCC Collection  PZ7.M63915 Ri 1997     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 25 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.0 0.5 0.5 21304
Summary As a young black man in the segregated South of the 1920s, author Richard Wright was hungry to explore new worlds through books, but was forbidden from borrowing them from the library. This book tells of his love of reading, and how his unwavering perseverance, along with the help of a co-worker, came together to make Richard's dream a reality.
Audience Ages 6-8.
Awards A Smithsonian Notable Children's Book and a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book
Subject Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Black boy -- Adaptations -- Juvenile fiction.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Fiction.
African Americans and libraries -- Southern States -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Libraries -- Fiction.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Books & Libraries.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Topics -- Prejudice & Racism.
Genre Picture books for children.
Biographical fiction.
Add Author Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
ISBN 9781880000571
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