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The Resource Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband

Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband

Label
Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847
Title
Steamboat school
Title remainder
inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847
Statement of responsibility
by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans
Summary
In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans
Illustration
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Younger Children, 2017.
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate nominee, Grades 4-6, 2018-2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10494812
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hopkinson, Deborah
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • AD 660
  • AD660L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.H778125
LC item number
Su 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
2.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Husband, Ron
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meachum, John B
  • Meachum, John B
  • Education
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20650520
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781423121961
Lccn
2015016315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn914193945
  • (OCoLC)914193945
Label
Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20650520
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781423121961
Lccn
2015016315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn914193945
  • (OCoLC)914193945

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