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Ways to build dreams / by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Andrew Grey.

Watson, Renée, (author.). Grey, Andrew, (illustrator.).


"Middle school is just around the corner for Ryan Hart, which means it's time to start thinking about the future--and not just how to prank her brother, Ray! During Black History Month, Ryan learns more about her ancestors and local Black pioneers, and their hopes for the future, for her generation. She wonders who she wants to be and what kind of person her family hopes she becomes. Drawing on the ambitions of those who came before her and her own goals, Ryan is determined to turn her dreams into reality. Grow and shine and share with Ryan Hart in this series that brings ever more humor, more love, and more fun" -- Amazon.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781547610181 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1547610182 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Children's Books, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Illustrated by Andrew Grey, in the style of Nina Mata.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10. Bloomsbury.
Grades 2-3. Bloomsbury.
Subject: Hart, Ryan (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
African American History Month > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Generations > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J WATSO R (Text) 33126025285051 J New Fiction Checked out 05/11/2024
Erlanger Branch J WATSO R (Text) 33126025285077 JFiction Available -
Independence Branch J WATSO R (Text) 33126025285069 J New Fiction Available -

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