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Steamboat school / written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Ron Husband.

Hopkinson, Deborah. (Author). Husband, Ron, (illustrator.).

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General Note:
"Inspired by a true story."
"St. Louis, Missouri: 1847."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.
Target Audience Note:
AD660L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.2 0.5 182431.
Subject: Meachum, John B., 1789-1854 > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Education > Juvenile fiction.

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