Read Dear Mr. Rosenwald PDF by Carole Boston Weatherford

Read Dear Mr. Rosenwald PDF by Carole Boston Weatherford

Dear Mr. Rosenwald

Renowned illustrator Gregory Christie joins the Scholastic Press list with this empowering story about an African American community who builds their own school.Based on the true story of the Rosenwald schools built in the rural African American South in the 1920s, writer and poet Carol Boston Weatherford tells the lyrical story of third grader Ovella as her family and com Renowned illustrator Gregory Christie joins the Scholastic Press list with this empowering story about an African American community who builds their own school.Based on the true story of the Rosenwald schools built in the rural African American South in the 1920s, writer and poet Carol Boston Weatherford tells the lyrical story of third grader Ovella as her family and community help each other build a new, and much prayed for, school Inspired by Booker T Washington, Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant and the president of Sears, Roebuck and Co., donated millions of dollars to build schools for African American children in the rural South The local African American community were required to raise matching funds, secure cont d

Title : Dear Mr. Rosenwald
Author :  Carole Boston Weatherford
Language : English
Isbn : 0439495229
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 32 pages

Rating: 4.7

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