The Resource Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, by Laurie Ann Thompson ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, by Laurie Ann Thompson ; illustrated by Sean Qualls

Label
Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Title
Emmanuel's dream
Title remainder
the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Statement of responsibility
by Laurie Ann Thompson ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people -- but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled
Awards note
Schneider Family Children's Book Award, 2016
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 362.4092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV3013.Y43
LC item number
T56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
primary
Label
Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, by Laurie Ann Thompson ; illustrated by Sean Qualls
Publication
Copyright
Note
A documentary based on Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's life was released in 2005 under the title Emmanuel's gift. It was narrated by Oprah Winfrey and featured Robin Williams
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • RICHMOND
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000402113
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
31 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780449817452
Lccn
2014005767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u269846
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000402113
  • (OCoLC)881469079

Library Locations

    • William Smith Morton Library (Richmond Campus)Borrow it
      3401 Brook Road, Richmond, VA, 23227, US
      37.5789301 -77.4492905
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