Knockin' on Wood

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Knockin' on Wood

Starring Peg Leg Bates

By Lynne Barasch

Lee & Low Books, Hardcover, 9781584301707, 28pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2004

This inspiring biography tells the story of Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates (1907-1998), an African American who overcame the hardship of losing a leg at the age of 12 in a factory accident and went on to become a world-renowned tap dancer. Full color.