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Steamboat school : inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847

Hopkinson, Deborah (author.). Husband, Ron, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 1423121961
  • ISBN: 9781423121961
  • Physical Description: 36 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles ; Disney-Hyperion, 2016.

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General Note: "St. Louis, Missouri: 1847."
"Inspired by a true story."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.
Subject: African Americans Fiction
Education Fiction
Meachum, John B 1789- Fiction
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