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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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      Athens-Clarke County Library
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31001005292728 JUV Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
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31001006159199 JUV NEW Available
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      Danielsville/Madison County Library
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      Lay Park Community Resource Ctr.
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31001006246392 JUV In process
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      Lexington/Oglethorpe County Library
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31001006202924 JUV NEW Available
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      Royston Library
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31001006246376 JUV In process
Athens Regional Library System:
      Winterville Library
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31001006246384 JUV In process
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Augusta-Richmond Co. Public Lib.
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31019006122074 EASY Available
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Wallace Branch Library
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31019006122082 EASY Available
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Greene County Public Library
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