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Author Waldman, Neil.

Title A land of big dreamers : voices of courage in America / Neil Waldman.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J973 WAL    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Children's Department  J 973 WAL    Check Shelf
Description 28 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary Thirteen brief stories about courageous people in American history who stood up for their beliefs about equality and justice, arranged in chronological order by year from 1776 to 2005. Each story is preceded by a personal quote from the person profiled.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1776-Thomas Jefferson -- 1848-Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- 1852-Frederick Douglass -- 1858-Sitting Bull -- 1863-Abraham Lincoln -- 1883-Emma Lazarus -- 1932-Franklin D. Roosevelt -- 1960-John F. Kennedy -- 1962-Rachel Carson -- 1963-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -- 1964-Cesar Chavez -- 1990-Rosa Parks -- 2005-Barack Obama.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.8 1.0 141840.
Subject United States -- History -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
Courage -- United States -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
National characteristics, American -- Anecdotes -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Courage -- United States -- Anecdotes.
National characteristics, American -- Anecdotes.
ISBN 9780822568100 library binding alkaline paper
0822568101 library binding alkaline paper
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