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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.). Qualls, Sean (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 29 of 31 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 31 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch KID PEOPLE YEBOAH (Text) 37516002011796 KidNF People Available -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin j 921 Tho (Text) 34123000182600 Children's Library, 1st Floor Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y B YEBOAH PRI (Text) 34330512851131 Juvenile - Primary Biographies Available -
Linton PL - Linton J B QUA (Text) 30149000746825 Biography Juvenile Available -
Monon Town and Twp PL - Monon J 921 YEBOAH (Text) 36825000839694 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library E THO (Text) 78551000371571 Easy Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main JE92 YEBO (Text) 39231033133832 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main JE92 YEBO (Text) 39231033389087 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON ORDER CHILDRENS 1 (Text) 260648-1001 Children's New Materials Collection On order -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library j BIO YEBOAH (Text) 71561000128092 Children's Biography 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
AD 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.
Bicyclists > Ghana.
Ghana > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Ghana > Biography.

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