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Richard Wright and the library card

Miller, William, 1959-

New York : Lee & Low Books, 1997.

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Based on a scene from Wright's autobiography, "Black Boy", in which the seventeen-year-old African-American borrows a white man's library card and devours every book as a ticket to freedom.

Reading Level: 4.8

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

978-1-880000-57-1

LC Call No:

PZ7.M63915 Ri 1997

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 21

Author:

Miller, William, 1959-

Title:

Richard Wright and the library card / by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Lee & Low Books, 1997.

Physical:

[32] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Summary:

Based on a scene from Wright's autobiography, "Black Boy", in which the seventeen-year-old African-American borrows a white man's library card and devours every book as a ticket to freedom.

Subject:

Wright, Richard,--1908-1960--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Books and reading--Fiction.

Subject:

Libraries--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Christie, Gregory, 1971-, ill.

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