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Africa Dream

Africa Dream

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by Eloise Greenfield, Carole Byard, Carole M. Byard
     
 

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An African-American child dreams of long-ago Africa, where she sees animals, shops in a marketplace, reads strange words from an old book, and returns to the village where her long-ago granddaddy welcomes her. 'Greenfield's lyrical telling and Byard's marvelous pictures make this book close to an ideal adventure for children, black or white.' —Publishers

Overview

An African-American child dreams of long-ago Africa, where she sees animals, shops in a marketplace, reads strange words from an old book, and returns to the village where her long-ago granddaddy welcomes her. 'Greenfield's lyrical telling and Byard's marvelous pictures make this book close to an ideal adventure for children, black or white.' —Publishers Weekly.

1978 Coretta Scott King Award

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064432771
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Trophy Picture Bks.
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
607,093
Product dimensions:
8.81(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile:
580L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, the Foundation for Children's Literature Hope S. Dean Award, and the National Council for the Social Studies Carter G. Woodson Book Award. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, DC. You can follow her on Twitter @ELGreenfield.

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