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Sweet Dreams, Sarah - by Vivian Kirkfield (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent.
  • 8-9 Years
  • 10.1" x 10.1" Hardcover
  • 36 Pages
  • Juvenile Nonfiction, Biography & Autobiography

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About the Book



Working in her furniture store, Sarah E. Goode recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. As the first African-American woman to get a U.S. patent, she built a life far away from slavery--a life where her sweet dreams could come true. Full color. 1/4.



Book Synopsis



Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. She built more than a piece of furniture. She built a life far away from slavery, a life where her sweet dreams could come true.



Review Quotes




"A great addition to biography and history collections, this title offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a little-known trailblazer."--School Library Journal

-- (3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM)

"After designing and building a successful prototype--a bed that folds into a cabinet--Goode faces another hurdle: seeking a patent approval as a woman of color, a feat she achieves."--Publishers Weekly

-- (5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM)

"Sarah Goode: a name well worth knowing and celebrating."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (1/30/2019 12:00:00 AM)



About the Author



Vivian Kirkfield: Vivian Kirkfield has a master's degree in Early Childhood Education and taught kindergarten in New York City. Sweet Dreams, Sarah is her first picture book. For more information about her, go to viviankirkfield.com

Chris Ewald: Chris Ewald studied art at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He works on digital games and animation which is showcased on his website, chrisewald.carbonmade.com.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.1 Inches (H) x 10.1 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-9 Years
Number of Pages: 36
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Creston Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Vivian Kirkfield
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2019
TCIN: 51565014
UPC: 9781939547316
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-1605
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 10.1 inches width x 10.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds
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