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Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change / Michelle Cook ; foreword by Marian Wright Edelman ; illustrations by Cozbi Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Bryan Collier, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, AG Ford, E. B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, James Ransome, Charlotte Riley-Webb, Shadra Strickland, Eric Velasquez.

Author/Creator:
Cook, Michelle.
Edition:
[Pbk. ed.]
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury, [2012, ©2009]. (Singapore : Printed by Tien Wah Press)
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American celebrities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American celebrities.
African Americans.
African Americans -- History.
-- Biography. African Americans.
-- Biography. Celebrities.
Childrens subjects:
African Americans -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American celebrities -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books for children.
Picture books for children.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Singapore.
Summary:
Highlighting key figures in the African American fight for equality, this book symbolically takes readers through a people's history, from George Washington Carver to Jackie Robinson and from Rosa Parks to Barack Obama.
Notes:
First published in hardcover in April 2009 by Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers.
"Paperback edition published in January 2012."
"Book design by Donna Mark."
"All papers used by Bloomsbury Publishing, Inc., are natural, recyclable products made from wood grown in well-managed forests. The manufacturing processes conform to the environmental regulations of the country of origin."
NAACP Image Award Winner.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2012
2012
2009
Contributor:
Edelman, Marian Wright, writer of foreword.
Cabrera, Cozbi A., illustrator.
Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
Collier, Bryan, illustrator.
Cummings, Pat, illustrator.
Dillon, Leo, illustrator.
Dillon, Diane, illustrator.
Ford, AG, illustrator.
Lewis, Earl B., illustrator.
Morrison, Frank, 1971- illustrator.
Ransome, James, illustrator.
Riley-Webb, Charlotte, illustrator.
Strickland, Shadra, illustrator.
Velasquez, Eric, illustrator.
Mark, Donna, designer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781599907833 :
1599907836
OCLC:
773835710
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