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Steamboat school : inspired by a true story : St. Louis, Missouri: 1847 / by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband.

Hopkinson, Deborah, (author.). Husband, Ron (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 45 of 61 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 61 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ETF HOP (Text) 34207002025030 Juv Fiction Easy Tall Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jf (Text) 75253000056607 Young Hoosiers Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF HOPKINSON (Text) 34706001591496 Young Hoosiers Checked out 12/03/2018
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch [E] HOP (Text) 36804000266398 EASY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JF HOPKINS (Text) 79361000108800 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JE HOP (Text) 34304000887756 Juvenile - Young Hoosiers Available -
Eckhart PL - Main JP HOP (Text) 840191002258730 Children's Picture Books - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JE HOPKINSON (Text) 39230031786815 Children Books Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL E HOP (Text) 38217000587101 Young Hoosier Book Award Checked out 12/05/2018
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL E HOP (Text) 36241000412419 Easy Checked out 12/04/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781423121961
  • ISBN: 1423121961
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles ; Disney Hyperion, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.
Target Audience Note:
AD 660 Lexile.
AD660L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Reading Counts! 2.8
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate nominee, Grades 4-6, 2018-2019.
Subject: Meachum, John B., 1789-1854 > Juvenile fiction.
Meachum, John B., 1789-1854 > Fiction.
Education > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Biographical fiction.

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