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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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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."
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Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 PAYNE (Text) 33892100714378 Children's New Books Book None 01/22/2021 Checked out 03/03/2021

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.

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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."
Subject: Payne, Ethel L. > Juvenile literature.
Journalists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women journalists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Payne, Ethel L.
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.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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