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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (142 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alan Schroeder Narrator: Godfrey Simmons Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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From Chelsea House's Black Americans of Achievement series comes a biography of the great statesman.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Karen Arendt | 2/20/2014

    " Very good portrayal of Booker T. Washington's immense desire to learn. The illustrations are a combinations of collage and watercolor. An illustrator's note at the end of the book further explains some of the illustrations and worth reading to be sure to catch the significance of some of the illustrations. An excellent choice for schools with units on Booker T. Washington. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sandy | 2/18/2014

    " Booker T. Washington's drive to read, to learn, to succeed, and to share those opportunities with others is portrayed effectively. The concluding pages point out that he was dismissed for years as too accommodating but has more recently been recognized as a fearless and tireless advocate for equality and justice. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Brenda Kahn | 2/13/2014

    " Gorgeously illustrated, powerful, spare text and stunning design. Sure hope the Caldecott Committee is looking at this one long and hard. I loved everything about this one from its heft through the feel of the paper, the story of hope and strength. Just beautiful "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Holly | 1/28/2014

    " I like my Kindle a lot. However, when a GORGEOUS book like this comes along with raised lettering in the title, deep, rich colors, script running through the stern portrait of Booker T. Washington, I KNOW books can never be replaced. This biography for children can't be missed. Collier's illustrations are captivating (he illustrated two other favorites of mine, Dave the Potter and Rosa), and Asim's inspiring biography teaches children that with determination and drive, anything can be accomplished. Extra facts, a timeline, and author and illustrator notes at the end should not be overlooked. This is now one of my favorite 2012 picture books. It will definitely win awards! "

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