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The Resource Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph

Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph

Label
Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America
Title
Gordon Parks
Title remainder
how the photographer captured black and white America
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed.--
Summary
Presents the life and accomplishments of the first black director in Hollywood who became the first African American photographer for Life magazine
Writing style
Assigning source
(Source of description not identified)
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10405241
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Dewey number
  • 770.89
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5-8
  • Elementary Grade
  • 840
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 3
Reading level
4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Christoph, James
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parks, Gordon
  • African American photographers
  • Photographers
  • Parks, Gordon
  • African American photographers
  • Photographers
  • Parks, Gordon
  • African American photographers
  • Photographers
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the photographer captured black and white America
Label
Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn889688531
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780807530177
Lccn
2014034300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889688531
Label
Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn889688531
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780807530177
Lccn
2014034300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889688531

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