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Fancy party gowns : the story of fashion designer Ann Cole Lowe

Author: Deborah Blumenthal; Laura Freeman, (Illustrator)
Publisher: New York : Little Bee Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Picture books
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ann Cole Lowe; Ann Cole Lowe; Ann Cole Lowe
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Blumenthal; Laura Freeman, (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781499802399 1499802390
OCLC Number: 933580519
Target Audience: Ages 4-8.; K to grade 3.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Deborah Blumenthal ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

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"As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn alone, segregated from the rest of the class. But the work she did set her spirit soaring, as evidenced in the clothes she made. Rarely credited, Ann Cole Lowe became "society's best kept secret." This beautiful picture book shines the spotlight on a figure who proved that with hard work and passion, any obstacles can be overcome."--

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