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The power of her pen : the story of groundbreaking journalist Ethel L. Payne / written by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustrated by John Parra.

Cline-Ransome, Lesa, (author.). Parra, John, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781481462891
  • ISBN: 148146289X
  • Physical Description: 42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Ethel L. Payne always had an ear for stories. Seeking truth, justice, and equality, Ethel followed stories from her school newspaper in Chicago to Japan during World War II. It even led her to the White House briefing room, where she broke barriers as one of the first black journalists. Ethel wasn't afraid to ask the tough questions of presidents, elected officials, or any one else in charge, earning her the title "First Lady of the Black Press." Fearless and determined, Ethel L. Payne shined a light on the darkest moments in history, and her ear for stories sought answers to the questions that mattered most in the fight for civil rights.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
Subject: Payne, Ethel L. > Juvenile literature.
Payne, Ethel L.
Payne, Ethel L.
Journalists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women journalists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
African American women journalists > Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century.
African American women journalists.
United States.
Genre: Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.