|A Change of Heart
Contributor(s): Walsh, Alice (Author), Bennett Banks, Erin (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1771083719 ISBN-13: 9781771083713
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing (CN)
OUR PRICE: $19.80
Product Type: Hardcover
Published: April 2016 Annotation: Tells the story of Lanier Phillips, an African American man who joins the Navy to escape the racism of his 1941 Georgia home, only to be shipwrecked off the coast of Newfoundland on a cold February night, where his experiences with the locals changes hispoint of view.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Topics - Prejudice & Racism
|Physical Information: 0.5" H x 10.1" W x 8.1" (0.75 lbs) 32 pages|
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Contributor Bio(s): Walsh, Alice: - Alice Walsh writes fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. A number of her books have been listed as Best Books for Children and Teens in Canada. Her juvenile novel, Pomiuk: Prince of the North (Beach Holme), won the 2005 Ann Connor Brimer Award. Alice studied early childhood education, has an MA in English, and has worked as a preschool teacher and creative writing instructor. Alice grew up in Newfoundland and currently lives in Nova Scotia.Bennett Banks, Erin: - Erin Bennett Banks is a New York native with Canadian roots. She is the illustrator of The Patchwork Path, The First Music and Hush Harbor. Her culturally distinct style has earned recognition by The New York Times, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, and the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights. Erin currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina, where she makes art with her illustrator husband, three girls, and one mischievous pug.