Booker T. Washington, ambitious boy. by Augusta Stevenson

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Concentrates on the boyhood of the man who started life as a slave and grew to become a great Negro educational leader and organizer of Tuskegee Institute.

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StatementIllustrated by Mel Bolden.
SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
ContributionsBolden, Mel, illus.
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LC ClassificationsPZ7.S8467 Bo5
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Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL5775697M
LC Control Number59013993

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