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Lift your light a little higher : the story of Stephen Bishop : slave-explorer / Heather Henson ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.

Henson, Heather, (author.). Collier, Bryan, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ETF HEN (Text) 34207002025436 JFET Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV 92 BIS (Text) 36803001010839 BIOGRAPHY-J Available -
Eckhart PL - Main JP HEN (Text) 840191002400611 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library EJ 921 BIS (Text) 33187004119471 Ej Nonfiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown EB BISHOP, STEPHEN (Text) 75342000338990 Easy Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO BISHOP (Text) 36626103782843 JUV Biographies Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV BIO BISHOP (Text) 30653005576343 Juvenile Biographies Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile jB BI (Text) 30477100985112 Children: Biography Checked out 06/04/2018
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch jB BI (Text) 30477100985120 Children: Biography Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell JIF HEN (Text) 36823001656498 J Illustrated Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481420952
  • ISBN: 148142095X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Includes a biographical essay in back of book.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Stephen Bishop, a slave and early explorer and guide at Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.
This biography picture-book shares the life story of Stephen Bishop, an explorer and slave who mapped the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, discovered new species of fish inside the cave, and gave regular tours through the cave.
Target Audience Note:
AD 670 Lexile.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject: Bishop, Stephen, 1821?-1857 > Juvenile literature.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.) > Juvenile literature.
Bishop, Stephen, 1821?-1857.
Slaves > Kentucky > Mammoth Cave > Biography.
Spelunkers > Kentucky > Mammoth Cave > Biography.
Tour guides (Persons) > United States > Biography.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.)
Tour guides (Persons)
JUVENILE NONFICTION > United States > History > Colonial & Revolutionary Periods.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Social Topics > Runaways.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.)
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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