John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon

Doreen Rappaport (Author) Bryan Collier (Cover Design by)
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Product Details

Price
$8.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
May 10, 2016
Pages
48
Dimensions
9.8 X 10.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781484749623

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About the Author

Doreen Rappaport has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Freedom Ship and The School Is Not White (both illustrated by Curtis James); Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrated by Bryan Collier; and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon, also illustrated by Bryan Collier.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR MARTIN'S BIG WORDS

-2002 Caldecott Honor Book
-2002 Coretta Scott King Honor Book
-Child Magazine Best Book of 2001
-New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2001--
PRAISE FOR TO DARE MIGHTY THINGS

* "[T]his lavish picture-book biography deftly captures the legendary man's bold, exuberant nature. . . . A truly inspiring tribute to a seemingly larger-than-life U.S. president."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR HELEN'S BIG WORLD

* "Stirring and awe-inspiring."--The Horn Book, starred review
"This beautiful and stirring tribute will surely send readers to bookshelves and the music stores to learn more about the man."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR TO DARE MIGHTY THINGS

* "Theodore Roosevelt's big ideas and big personality come together in this splendid picture-book biography."--Booklist, starred review
PRAISE FOR TO DARE MIGHTY THINGS

* "Concisely written and yet poetic, this is a first purchase for every library."--School Library Journal, starred review
PRAISE FOR MARTIN'S BIG WORDS

* "A stunning, reverent tribute."--School Library Journal, starred review
PRAISE FOR ELEANOR, QUIET NO MORE

* "Once again Rappaport celebrates a noble, heroic life in powerful, succinct prose, with prominent, well-chosen, and judiciously placed quotes that both instruct and inspire...Celebrate women in history and in politics with this picture-book life."--School Library Journal, starred review
PRAISE FOR ABE'S HONEST WORDS

* "Exceptional art, along with Rappaport's and Lincoln's words, makes this a fine celebration of a man who needs little introduction."--Booklist, starred review