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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
Summary
A fictionalized account of an important episode in Richard Wright's life, based on a scene from his autobiography, Black boy. The 17-year-old, unable to get a library card for himself due to racism, borrows a white man's card and reads voraciously, changing his life in the process
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
083586
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
700
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.M63915
LC item number
Ri 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
182220
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000885
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm36458127
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
182220
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781880000885
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97006847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm36458127

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