How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

Tonya Bolden (Author)

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
September 06, 2016
10.3 X 10.2 X 0.4 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author

Acclaimed author Tonya Bolden has written more than 15 books for young people, including Maritcha: A Nineteenth Century Girl; Searching for Sarah Rector, the Richest Black Girl in America; Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty; and M. L. K., The Journey of a King, among others. Her work has been recognized with the Coretta Scott King Honor; the James Madison Award; the Carter G. Woodson Award; and NCTE Orbis Pictus Honors, among others. Her titles are also frequently on YALSA, ALA, and CCBC best lists. She received the 2016 Nonfiction Award from the Children's Book Guild of Washington D.C. She lives in New York City.


Praise for How to Build a Museum

β˜… "An important, profusely illustrated account of the history, building, and collections of a national treasure." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Read How to Build a Museum if a trip to DC is on your bucket list for it will help guide your experience. And if visiting Washington is not on your horizon, read it to know what you're missing." --The Huffington Post

"An inspiring tale as well as a tantalizing invitation to visit one of our country's newest 'must see' attractions." --Kirkus Reviews

"Beautifully designed, the book's intriguing color photos shine from the bright pages . . . A well-organized and informative book introducing this significant new historical center." --Booklist

- A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year, 2016