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

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

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Available copies

  • 20 of 23 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City Public Library. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE HOP (Text) 0001002232880 JUV Easy Available -
North Kansas City Public Library JE HOP (Text) 0001002232989 JUV Easy Available -
Carthage Public Library P Hopkinson, Deborah (Text) 34MO2001803523 Primary Fiction In process -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville E HOP 2016 (Text) 0002204887232 Children's Picture Books Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center E HOP 2016 (Text) 0002204887216 Children's Picture Books Available -
Douglas County Public Library E Hop (Text) 35633000031041 Easy Reader Books Available -
Jefferson County Library-Arnold E HOPKINSO (Text) 30061030150862 Easy Books Available -
Little Dixie - Huntsville E HOPKINSON (Text) 2003915400 Children's Area Available -
Little Dixie - Main Library - Moberly E HOP (Text) 2003888993 Children's Area Available -
Marshall Public Library E HOP (Text) 33391000185377 Easy/Picture Books Available -
Poplar Bluff Public Library LEARNING HISTORY HOPKINSON (Text) 38420101499289 CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS Available -
Scenic Regional-Hermann E HOP (Text) 3005229521 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-New Haven E HOP (Text) 300522953+ Easy Book Checked out 10/23/2019
Scenic Regional-Owensville E HOP (Text) 3005229548 Easy Book Checked out 12/03/2019
Scenic Regional-Pacific E HOP (Text) 3005339459 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-St. Clair E HOP (Text) 3005339483 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-Sullivan E HOP (Text) 3005339475 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-Union E HOP (Text) 3005229513 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-Union E HOP (Text) 3005339467 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-Warrenton E HOP (Text) 3005339491 Easy Book Available -
Scenic Regional-Wright City E HOP (Text) 3006096576 Easy Book Available -
Washington Public Library E HOP (Text) 3150918553 WPL Easy Book Available -
Washington Public Library E HOP (Text) 3150918596 WPL Juvenile-Book Buzz Downstairs Available -

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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.
Summary: 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.

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