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Holding her own : the exceptional life of Jackie Ormes  Cover Image Book Book

Holding her own : the exceptional life of Jackie Ormes

Todd, Traci N. (author.). Wright, Shannon (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

Summary: "When Jackie Ormes sees an opportunity, she takes it. She's a journalist, cartoonist, fashionista, philanthropist, and activist -- and she wants to use her artistry to bring joy and hope to Black people everywhere. But in post-World War II America, Black people are still being denied their civil rights, and Jackie has a dilemma: How can her art remain true to her signature Jackie joy, while also staying honest about the inequalities Black people have been fighting against? Traci N. Todd and Shannon Wright have crafted a gorgeous and moving tribute to the indelible legacy of America's first Black woman cartoonist"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781338305906
  • ISBN: 1338305905
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2023.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-10 Scholastic.
Grades 2-3 Scholastic.
Subject: United States
Cartoonists
African American women cartoonists
Ormes, Jackie 1911-1985
African American women cartoonists Biography Juvenile literature
Cartoonists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Ormes, Jackie 1911-1985 Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Picture books.

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  • 28 out of 39 copies are currently available at PINES.

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  • 1 current hold on 39 total copies.
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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Clayton County Library System:
      Morrow Branch
J 741.597 ORMES, JACKIE ( Send Text)
31012006987596 JUV Available
Desoto Trail Regional Library:
      Blakely-Maddox Memorial Library
J BIO ORMES ( Send Text)
31017006703943 JUV Available
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Central Branch
JB ORMES TODD, TRACI ( Send Text)
31018903791346 JUV Checked out
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Tallulah Branch
JB ORMES TODD, TRACI ( Send Text)
31018903791320 JUV Checked out
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Westtown Branch
JB ORMES TODD, TRACI ( Send Text)
31018903791338 JUV Available
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library:
      Columbia County Library
EB Ormes ( Send Text)
31100001480749 Easy Books Available
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library:
      Warren County Library
EB Ormes ( Send Text)
31100003151140 Easy Books Available
Henry County Library:
      Cochran Public Library / Stockbridge
J 741.5973 TODD ( Send Text)
31027008502086 Juvenile Available
Henry County Library:
      Fairview Public Library
J 741.5973 TODD ( Send Text)
31027008502045 Juvenile Available
Henry County Library:
      Fortson Public Library / Hampton
J 741.5973 TODD ( Send Text)
31027008502052 Juvenile Available

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