Emmanuel's Dream

Emmanuel's Dream

The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Book - 2015
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The story of a West African youth who pursued an education, helped support his family and became a record-setting cyclist in spite of a disability traces his ongoing achievements as an activist.
Publisher: New York :, Schwartz & Wade Books,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780449817445
9780449817452
Branch Call Number: jsb Thom
Additional Contributors: Qualls, Sean.

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rumrunner1971 Oct 11, 2020

Great title- " Emmanuel's Dream" The True Story Of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah. Author Laurie A. Thompson with Illustrations by Sean Qualls. I recognized actions taking by Emmanuel within the picture book story. Emmanuel was not taught to make excuses such as his deformed leg by birth and not to allow his disability to keep he from his dreams . In the story, Emmanuel becomes a cyclist. This picture is great for children in the 4th grade with a Lexile level of 750-770.

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Runarace1
Jul 31, 2020

Ghana, West Africa - I listened to about 3 min of the book and it was fine!

IndyPL_ChristopherB Aug 22, 2019

This story can be very encouraging for school-age kids! When reading aloud, I like to take a minute for able-bodied audience members to see how long they can stand on one foot. I ask them to imagine hopping to the door of the library, then all the way home. Continue the story, then remind them at the end that Emmanuel is still alive today and working as hard as ever to empower others!

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sandeep_12
Jul 17, 2018

True story, describes hardship of being disabled in Ghana, very inspiring.

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AiryIsland
Mar 12, 2016

This is a true story about a boy called emmanuel who is a disable person and who is sruggling in life,but never gives up. The author has don a very great job making a story that is educating and entertaining

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Miss_Jenn
Mar 15, 2015

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah of Ghana, at the age of 24 rode 400 miles across Ghana to further the rights of people with disability in his home country. and inspiring story, simply told for young readers.

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Nov 03, 2016

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