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More Than Anything Else

Marie Bradby, Chris K. Soentpiet (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (9/1/1995)
Hardcover (7/1/2010)
Hardcover (6/1/2009)
Hardcover, Chinese (4/10/2013)

Description

"A fictionalized story about the life of young Booker T. Washington. Living in a West Virginia settlement after emancipation, nine-year-old Booker travels by lantern light to the salt works, where he labors from dawn till dusk. Although his stomach rumbles, his real hunger is his intense desire to learn to read.... [A] moving and inspirational story." - School Library Journal, starred review

Orchard Books, 9780531094648, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1995