Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

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Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

by Laurie Ann Thompson

Illustrations by Sean Qualls

First Release:

May 2015

Other Release:

February 2016

ISBN: 9780449817452

2016 Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Children
In 2001, with one strong leg, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah bicycled 400 miles around Ghana to spread the message that “being disabled does not mean being unable.” Author’s note. Full-color mixed-media illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780449817452
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 11 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: 362.4092 B
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.7, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: 770L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 - 2019 California Young Reader Medal Winner, Picture Books for Older Readers
    2016 Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Childrens
    Capitol Choices 2016
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Younger Readers
    2016 CCBC Choices–Contemporary People, Places, and Events
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Elementary / Middle Grade Nonfiction
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
    Genre: Nonfic
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