Inspired by A True Story, St. Louis, Missouri: 1847Book - 2016
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.
Publisher: Los Angeles ; New York : Disney Hyperion, 2016
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations, some color ; 26 cm
Call Number: E HOPKINSON, D