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Amazing grace : the story of the hymn / Linda Granfield ; illustrated by Janet Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Granfield, Linda.
Publication:
[Toronto, Ontario : Published in Canada by Tundra Books ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Published in the United States by Tundra Books of Northern New York, ©1997.]
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations, music ; 21 x 27 cm
Subjects:
Newton, John, 1725-1807 -- Juvenile literature.
Amazing grace (Hymn) -- Juvenile literature.
Church of England -- Clergy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Newton, John, 1725-1807.
Church of England.
Amazing grace (Hymn)
Hymn writers -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slave traders -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Clergy -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Clergy.
Hymn writers.
Slave traders.
England.
Childrens subjects:
Newton, John, 1725-1807.
Hymn writers.
Clergy.
Slavery.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Children's nonfiction.
Biographies.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
Ontario Toronto.
United States New York (State) Plattsburgh.
Summary:
Describes the events of the life of John Newton as a captain aboard a slave trade vessel and later as a clergyman that led to his writing the well-loved hymn, "Amazing Grace."
Notes:
"Design: Sari Ginsberg."
May on lining papers by Malcolm Cullen.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Wilson, Janet, 1952- illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0887763898 :
9780887763892
0887763899
0887763901
9780887763908
OCLC:
37862391
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