From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White

From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White

by Beverley O. Buller
     
 

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He won two Pulitzer prizes, he received honorary degrees from Harvard and seven other universities, he advised presidents and he was acclaimed by Life magazine as ""an American institution.""

Yet for William Allen White, home was always Emporia, Kansas, and his primary role was editor of the Emporia Gazette. In a half-century on the job, his engaging and

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He won two Pulitzer prizes, he received honorary degrees from Harvard and seven other universities, he advised presidents and he was acclaimed by Life magazine as ""an American institution.""

Yet for William Allen White, home was always Emporia, Kansas, and his primary role was editor of the Emporia Gazette. In a half-century on the job, his engaging and perceptive writing brought the world to small-town Kansas and small-town Kansas to the world.

Author Beverley Olson Buller is an educator, a lifelong Kansan and a member of the selection committee for the William Allen White Children's Book Award. She tells White's story in a richly illustrated biography for young readers, From Emporia: The Story of William Allen White.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933466460
Publisher:
Kansas City Star Books
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
1130L (what's this?)

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