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Richard Wright and the library card

Author: William Miller; R Gregory Christie
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Miller; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9781880000571 1880000571 9781880000885 1880000881 9780613229258 0613229258
OCLC Number: 36458127
Awards: A Smithsonian Notable Children's Book and a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book
Target Audience: Ages 6-8.
Description: 25 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie.

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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.

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