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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
Illustrator
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
Tone
Illustration
Awards note
A Smithsonian Notable Children's Book and a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
083586
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, William
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
700L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Reading level
4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Christie, R. Gregory
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Richard
  • Wright, Richard
  • Wright, Richard
  • African Americans
  • Books and reading
  • Libraries
  • African Americans
  • Books and reading
  • Libraries
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Richard Wright and the library card, by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
310653
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000571
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781880000571
  • (OCoLC)36458127
Label
Richard Wright and the library card, by William Miller ; illustrated by Gregory Christie
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
310653
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000571
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781880000571
  • (OCoLC)36458127

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