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Carter reads the newspaper / written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Don Tate.

Author/creator Hopkinson, Deborah author.
Other author/creatorTate, Don, illustrator.
Format Tactile Material, Book, and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Atlanta : Peachtree, 2019
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Subject(s)
Scope and content "Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned about the world and how to find out what he didn't know. Many years later, when he was a student at Harvard University (the second African-American and the only child of enslaved parents to do so), one of his professors said that black people had no history. Carter knew that wasn't true--and he set out to make sure the rest of us knew as well"--Provided by the publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Awards noteA Junior Library Guild selection (JLG).
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formJuvenile works.
Genre/formPicture books.
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formJuvenile works.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formPicture books.
Genre/formBiographies.
Genre/formPicture books for children.
LCCN 2018002739
ISBN9781561459346 (hardcover)
ISBN1561459348 (hardcover)

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