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Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah / by Laurie Ann Thompson ; illustrated by Sean Qualls.

Thompson, Laurie Ann, author. (Author). Qualls, Sean, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 26 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 28 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brookville Public Library E BIO YEB (Text) 38217000532818 Easy Biographies Checked out 12/28/2016
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville J 92 YEB (Text) 76895000229205 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Available -
Cicero Branch J B.c Yeboah, E. (Text) 78294000253937 J Biography Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville E Tho (Text) 32604000221263 DCTPLD J Picture Books Available -
Garrett Public Library JPIC PEOPLE (Text) 30010170741105 Juvenile Picture Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg J BIO YEBOAH (Text) 32826012107108 J Biography Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood JBIO YEBOAH (Text) 36626103728093 JUV Biographies Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j B YEBOAH THOMPSON (Text) 33946003066987 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 12/18/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland JB Y42t (Text) 76383000440141 Junior Biographies Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 921 THO (Text) 39391006746968 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780449817445
  • ISBN: 044981744X
  • ISBN: 9780449817452
  • ISBN: 0449817458
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2015]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled.
Target Audience Note: Ages 4-8.
770 Lexile
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Schneider Family Book Award.
Subject: Yeboah, Emmanuel Ofosu, 1977- > Juvenile literature.
Yeboah, Emmanuel Ofosu, 1977-
People with disabilities > Ghana > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Cyclists > Ghana > Biography > Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities > Ghana > Biography.
Cyclists > Ghana.
Ghana > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Ghana > Biography.

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