A must-have children’s picture book. Book collectors – don’t let this one get away. Nine year old Booker T. Washington wants to learn to read ‘more than anything else’. With full-color watercolor paintings by Chris K. Soentpiet this inspiring story set in Malden West Virginia 1865 is a great addition for your Black history collection at school or home. Use it to motivate children to keep on dreaming and reaching for those dreams. And then once achieved reach back as did Booker T. Washington in later years and help someone else! Author – Marie Bradby. Ages 6 & up. Two other books with similar messages (dreaming and reaching the dream) are about Debbie Allen and Michael Jordan – see below.
Ages 5 & up