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Black authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults : a biographical dictionary.

Author: Barbara Thrash Murphy; Barbara Rollock
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 2157.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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"The Third Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates African American contributions to the genre of books for children and young adults with the biographies of 274 authors and artists - including 121 new biographies not included in previous editions. The book presents the user with a rich source of accessible, in-depth biographical data on each individual author or artist, including birthplace, education,
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Thrash Murphy; Barbara Rollock
ISBN: 0815320043 9780815320043
OCLC Number: 40135232
Notes: Revised edition of: Black authors and illustrators of children's books / Barbara Rollock. 2nd ed. 1992.
Description: xxiii, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the first, second, and third editions --
Foreword --
Bibliographical sources and references --
The dictionary --
Appendixes: Bookcovers and jackets --
Awards and honor books --
Bookstores and distributors --
Index of children and young adult book titles --
Index of authors and illustrators.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 2157.

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This work contains 274 biographical sketches to aid understanding of the aspirations, thoughts, and viewpoints of authors and illustrators indigenous to the Black culture. It includes more than 120  Read more...

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