Up home : one girl's journey

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New York : Random House, 2023.
9780593446003, 0593446003
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x, 204 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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New York : Random House, 2023.
9780593446003, 0593446003


"I was born at a crossroads: a crossroads in history, a crossroads in culture, and a geographical crossroads in North Houston County in East Texas. Born in 1945, Ruth J. Simmons grew up the twelfth child of sharecroppers. Her first home had no running water, no electricity to light the two crowded rooms, no books to read. Yet despite this-or, in her words, because of it-Simmons would become one of America's preeminent educators. The former president of Smith College and Brown University, and now the outgoing president of Prairie View A&M, Texas's oldest HBCU, for decades Simmons has inspired generations of students as she herself made history. In Up Home, Simmons takes us back to Grapeland to show how the people who love us when we are young shape who we become: We meet her caring, tireless mother who managed to feed her large family with an often empty pantry; her father, who refused to let racial and economic injustice crush his youngest daughter's dreams; the doting brothers and sisters; and the attentive teachers who welcomed Ruth into the classroom, guiding her to a future she could hardly imagine as a child"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Simmons, R. (2023). Up home: one girl's journey . Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Simmons, Ruth, 1945-. 2023. Up Home: One Girl's Journey. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Simmons, Ruth, 1945-. Up Home: One Girl's Journey New York: Random House, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Simmons, Ruth. Up Home: One Girl's Journey Random House, 2023.

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