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Papa's Free Day Party

SKU:
9780940975729
$17.95

Johnnie wants to celebrate her Papa's birthday, but Papa doesn't know exactly when that special day is. Johnnie doesn't understand how that could be. Then she learns about Papa's childhood--how he built a new life in the all-Black town of Boley, Oklahoma. Inspired by her father's incredible story, Johnnie decides to throw Papa a different kind of party--one to recognize her Father's Day of freedom. Based on a true story about the author's grandfather, Papa's Free Day Party is a powerful celebration of storytelling, strength, and the importance of family. Th book's author, Marilyn Nelson, is the author of the memoir How I Discovered Poetry, written in a series of 50 poems. It is a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and was named on of NPR's Best Books of 2014. She was Poet Laureate of Connecticut from 2001 to 2006.

Target Age Group: 05 - 09

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Author:
Marilyn Nelson
Illustrator:
Wayne Anthony Still
ISBN-10:
0940975726
Pages:
34
Publisher:
Just Us Books, Inc.
Publication Date:
April 20, 2021
Binding:
Hardcover