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The Resource Richard Wright and the library card, by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie

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

Label
Richard Wright and the library card
Title
Richard Wright and the library card
Statement of responsibility
by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
A fictionalized account of an important episode in Richard Wright's life, based on a scene from his autobiography, Black boy. The 17-year-old, unable to get a library card for himself due to racism, borrows a white man's card and reads voraciously, changing his life in the process
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
083586
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
changing to Juv Bio W951.8m from xB W952m per lsw/mb/ts 11/9/10
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Richard Wright and the library card, by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000571
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm36458127
  • OCoLC
Label
Richard Wright and the library card, by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000571
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm36458127
  • OCoLC

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