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The Resource A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson, (electronic resource eBook)

A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson, (electronic resource eBook)

Label
A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day
Title
A poem for Peter
Title remainder
the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worried that Ezra's dream of being an artist was an unrealistic one. But Ezra was determined. By high school he was winning prizes and scholarships. Later, jobs followed with the WPA and Marvel comics. But it was many years before Keats's greatest dream was realized and he had the opportunity to write and illustrate his own book. For more than two decades, Ezra had kept pinned to his wall a series of photographs of an adorable African American child. In Keats's hands, the boy morphed into Peter, a boy in a red snowsuit, out enjoying the pristine snow; the book became The Snowy Day, winner of the Caldecott Medal, the first mainstream book to feature an African American child. It was also the first of many books featuring Peter and the children of his -- and Keats's -- neighborhood. Andrea Davis Pinkney's lyrical narrative tells the inspiring story of a boy who pursued a dream, and who, in turn, inspired generations of other dreamers"--
  • "A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day"--
Summary
"A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day"--
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10530381
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
620L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3561.E25243
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
620
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 4
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Steve
  • Fancher, Lou
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Keats, Ezra Jack
  • Authors, American
  • Illustrators
  • Children's literature
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The Snowy Day
Label
A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=2582391
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780425287705
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5817534b-6b4f-4192-bc33-b17ec942110d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Read
Label
A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; pictures by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=2582391
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780425287705
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5817534b-6b4f-4192-bc33-b17ec942110d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Read

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