Creative minds biography series.

Author:Snodgrass, Mary Ellen
Position:First sort mid president; a story about John Quincy Adams - A hunger for learning; a story about Booker T. Washington - Jazz age poet; a story about Langston Hughes - Words of promise; a story about James Weldon Johnson - Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review
 
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CREATIVE MINDS BIOGRAPHY SERIES. First sort mid president; a story about John Quincy Adams. Beverly Gherman. 978-1-57505-756-9. A hunger for learning; a story about Booker T. Washington. Gwenyth Swsim. 978-1-57505-754-5. Jazz age poet; a story about Langston Hughes. Veda Boyd Jones. 978-1-57505-757-6. Words of promise; a story about James Weldon Johnson. Jodie Shull. 978-1-57505-755-2. Lerner. 64p. illus. index, c2006. $6.95 each. J*

Lerner's series on creative thinkers presents intriguing glimpses of the human heart and spirit at its noblest and most productive. In Words of Promise, coverage of the source of the Negro anthem "Lift E'vry Voice and Sing" captures the agonizingly small advances of black writers in the Jim Crow era. First Son and President follows the life of John Quincy Adams...

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