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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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  • 26 of 28 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ETF HOP (Text) 34207002025030 JFET Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL E HOP (Text) 38217000587101 Easy Readers Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL E HOP (Text) 36241000412419 Easy Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library EJ HOP (Text) 33187004082711 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Display -
Garrett PL - Garrett JPIC BIOGRAPHIES (Text) 30010170782505 Juvenile Picture Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg E HOPKINSON (Text) 32826014118673 Young Hoosier Checked out 01/30/2018
Greentown PL - Greentown B MEACHUM, JOHN BERRY TEEN Y.H. (Text) 75342000085304 Junior Non-Fiction In process -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JPIC HOP (Text) 36626103816591 JUV Picture Books Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV PICTURE BK HOPK (Text) 39213000774954 JUV Picture Books Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch PIC.c Hopkinson, D (Text) 78294000258702 J Picture Available -
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  • 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.
Study Program Information Note: Reading Counts! 2.8
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject: Meachum, John B., 1789-1854 > Juvenile fiction.
Meachum, John B., 1789- > Fiction.
Education > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
> Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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