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Emmanuel's Dream
Emmanuel's Dream

written by Laurie Ann Thompson
illustrated by Sean Qualls
Schwartz & Wade / Random House, 2015
ISBN: 978-0449817445
40 pages, ages 4 and up

The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

This inspirational picture book biography tells the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, who bicycled across Ghana with only one leg. In so doing, he forever changed how his country views people with disabilities and showed us all that one person is enough to change the world. 

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 “This powerful and winning picture book tells the story of a young man overcoming the odds…. This uplifting account will resonate with readers and supplement global and cultural studies. A triumph.” (School Library Journal, starred review)

“…[S]imple line drawings and stylish, expressive figures filled with layers of rich, warm color on pale, thickly painted backgrounds—capture Emmanuel’s triumphs beautifully.” (Booklist)

“Thompson…presents a warm, matter-of-fact overview of the life of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah… [while] Qualls provides solid visual and emotional scaffolding for the setbacks and triumphs Yeboah faced.” (Publishers Weekly)

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