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Amazing Grace

by Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Format: Print Book 1991
Availability: Available at 36 Libraries 43 of 53 copies
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Preschool Children's Picture Books J PS PB Hoffman,
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Andrew Bayne Memorial Library Picture Book E Hoff
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Juvenile Theme Collection TC GROWING
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB HOFFMAN Mary
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Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P GROWING UP HOF
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Brentwood Library Easy E Hoffman
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Hoffman
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CLP - Brookline Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Hoffman
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Hoffman
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Hoffman
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CLP - Woods Run Children's Picture Books qj FICTION Hoffman
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Easy Readers J E Hof
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Juvenile Picture Book J PIC Hoff
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Picture Books P HOF
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Picture Book E HOF
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Childrens E HOF
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Crafton Public Library Juvenile - Picture Books PICT F HOFFMAN 1991
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Dormont Public Library Social SOCIAL E HOFF
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction EF HOF
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Millvale Community Library Juvenile Fiction CHF HOF
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E HOFFMAN
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Moon Township Public Library Easy PICTURE BOOK JE HOFFMAN
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Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC HOFFMAN
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Summary
Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Ages 4-7. Grace loves stories, whether they're read to her or told to her or made up in her own head. She's always acting them out with herself in the most exciting parts, from Joan of Arc and Anansi the Spider to Hiawatha and an explorer of lost kingdoms. But when she wants to play Peter Pan in the class production, some of the kids tell her she can't--because she's a girl and because she's black. The story humanizes current slogans of political correctness and reveals the meaning of "I can be anything I want." Binch's vibrantly expressive watercolors show gap-toothed, pigtailed Grace in all her roles. Strengthened by her joy in imaginative play, by the confidence she gets from her loving Ma and her Nana, and by her total involvement in the part, Grace is the best Peter Pan. At the audition, she knows just what to do and all the words to say, "she had been Peter Pan all weekend." Like her smiling classmates, we are swept up by Grace's performance. ~--Hazel Rochman"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "``Grace was a girl who loved stories.'' Empowered by the strength of her imagination and the love of her mother and Nana, this dramatic, creative girl constantly adopts roles and identities: Joan of Arc, Anansi the Spider, Hiawatha, Mowgli, Aladdin. When her class plans a presentation of Peter Pan , ``Grace knew who she wanted to be.'' She holds fast despite her classmates' demurrals; Nana, meanwhile, reminds her granddaughter that she can do anything she imagines. When Nana takes Grace to see a famous black ballerina--``from back home in Trinidad''--the determined youngster is aroused by the performance, and wins the role of her dreams. Featuring colloquial dialogue and endearing characters, Hoffman's ( My Grandma Has Black Hair ) tale is truly inspiring. First-timer Birch contributes evocative, carefully detailed watercolor paintings, which add their own share of emotional power and personal passion. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects African Americans -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
Theater -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Dial Books for Young Readers,1991
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors Binch, Caroline.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780803710405
0803710402 :
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