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Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford; Jamey Christoph
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Gordon Parks; Gordon Parks; Gordon Parks
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boston Weatherford; Jamey Christoph
ISBN: 9780807530177 0807530174
OCLC Number: 889688531
Awards: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Children's books, 2015.
Target Audience: 5-8.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph.

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"Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"--

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