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The Resource Steamboat school, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband

Steamboat school, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband

Label
Steamboat school
Title
Steamboat school
Statement of responsibility
by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Creator
Contributor
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hopkinson, Deborah
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H778125
LC item number
Su 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Husband, Ron
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meachum, John B
  • Education
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Steamboat school, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Inspired by a true story."
  • "St. Louis, Missouri: 1847."
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
BK0017797591
Dimensions
27 x 29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781423121961
Lccn
2015016315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Steamboat school, by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Inspired by a true story."
  • "St. Louis, Missouri: 1847."
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
BK0017797591
Dimensions
27 x 29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781423121961
Lccn
2015016315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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