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Covington Branch J B S369w (Text) 33126022194421 JBiography Available -
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  • ISBN: 076368046X
  • ISBN: 9780763680466
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.
Subject: Puerto Ricans Biography
Book collectors United States Biography
African American book collectors Biography
Historians United States Biography
African American historians Biography
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso 1874-1938

Carole Boston Weatherford is a New York Times best-selling author and poet. Her numerous books for children include the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book Becoming Billie Holiday, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, and the Caldecott Honor Books Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, illustrated by Ekua Holmes. Carole Boston Weatherford lives in Highpoint, North Carolina.

Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including several previous collaborations with Carole Boston Weatherford. He won the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award for his illustrations of The Piano Man, written by Debbi Chocolate. Eric Velasquez is also the author-illustrator of the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award&;winning Grandma&;s Gift. Born in Harlem, he lives and works in Hartsdale, New York.

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