The Resource A poem for peter : The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day., Andrea Davis Pinkney, (ebook)

A poem for peter : The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day., Andrea Davis Pinkney, (ebook)

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A poem for peter : The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day.
Title
A poem for peter
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The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day.
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Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Language
eng
Summary
A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day.The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worried that Ezra's dream of being an artist was an unrealistic one. But Ezra was determined. By high school he was winning prizes and scholarships. Later, jobs followed with the WPA and Marvel comics. But it was many years before Keats's greatest dream was realized and he had the opportunity to write and illustrate his own book. For more than two decades, Ezra had kept pinned to his wall a series of photographs of an adorable African American child. In Keats's hands, the boy morphed into Peter, a boy in a red snowsuit, out enjoying the pristine snow; the book became The Snowy Day, winner of the Caldecott Medal, the first mainstream book to feature an African American child. It was also the first of many books featuring Peter and the children of his — and Keats's — neighborhood. Andrea Davis Pinkney's lyrical narrative tells the inspiring story of a boy who pursued a dream, and who, in turn, inspired generations of other dreamers.From the Hardcover edition
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Pinkney, Andrea Davis
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no index present
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  • Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
  • 620
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non fiction
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  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Picture Book Nonfiction
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juvenile
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A poem for peter : The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day., Andrea Davis Pinkney, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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electronic
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9780425287705
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(electronic bk)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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5817534B-6B4F-4192-BC33-B17EC942110D
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ODN0002582391
Label
A poem for peter : The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day., Andrea Davis Pinkney, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780425287705
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5817534B-6B4F-4192-BC33-B17EC942110D
System control number
ODN0002582391

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