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John's Secret Dreams : The Life of John Lennon (Reprint) (Paperback) (Doreen Rappaport)

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John Lennon's influence on music and culture is legendary. From a young age, he dreamed of fame and fortune. When he achieved it as one of the Beatles, he recognized the need for a deeper meaning. His inner search for happiness shaped his life and brought new dimension to the world of rock 'n' roll.Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier present John Lennon's life through a combination of narrative and song lyrics, cut-paper collage and watercolor art-capturing the energy and the essence of a man whose vision and creative genius continue to inspire people today.
Praise for the Big Words series:
John's Secret Dreams
"This beautiful and stirring tribute will surely send readers to bookshelves and the music stores to learn more about the man."
-School Library Journal
Martin's Big Words-2002 Caldecott Honor Book-2002 Coretta Scott King Honor Book-Child Magazine Best Book of 2001-New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2001 * "A stunning, reverent tribute."-School Library Journal, starred reviewAbe's Honest Words* "Exceptional art, along with Rappaport's and Lincoln's words, makes this a fine celebration of a man who needs little introduction."-Booklist, starred review
Eleanor, Quiet No More* "Once again Rappaport celebrates a noble, heroic life in powerful, succinct prose, with prominent, well-chosen, and judiciously placed quotes that both instruct and inspire...Celebrate women in history and in politics with this picture-book life."-School Library Journal, starred review
Helen's Big World* "Stirring and awe-inspiring."-The Horn Book, starred review To Dare Mighty Things* "[T]his lavish picture-book biography deftly captures the legendary man's bold, exuberant nature. . . . A truly inspiring tribute to a seemingly larger-than-life U.S. president."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "Theodore Roosevelt's big ideas and big personality come together in this splendid picture-book biography."-Booklist, starred review* "Concisely written and yet poetic, this is a first purchase for every library."-School Library Journal, starred review
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / United States / 20th Century, Music / Popular, Biography + Autobiography / Performing Arts
Series Title: Big Words
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Disney Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Doreen Rappaport
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2016
TCIN: 51133123
UPC: 9781484749623
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8602
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