Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.5 X 11.9 X 0.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780822567646

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About the Author
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson is the author of The Book Itch, as well as three Coretta Scott King Award-winning books: No Crystal Stair, Bad News for Outlaws, and Almost to Freedom. She is a former youth services librarian in New Mexico. Visit her online at vaundanelson.com.

R. Gregory Christie is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Freedom in Congo Square, as well as a five-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor Illustrator Award and a three-time recipient of the New York Times Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year award. He's also a recipient of the NAACP's Image Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and the American Library Association's Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for illustration. He also illustrated the 2013 Kwanzaa stamp for the United States Postal Service. He lives in Georgia. Visit Gregory's website at www.gas-art.com

Reviews

"Accentuated with a palette knife, Christie's sharply textured paintings create an impressionist background of an unformed land as well as detailed portraits of this multi-dimensional individual, his bold black hat conveying unmistakable authority." --The Horn Book Magazine

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