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Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrations by Jamey Christoph.

By: Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- [author.].
Contributor(s): Christoph, Jamey, 1980- [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, [2015]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780807530177 :; 0807530174 :.Subject(s): Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006 | Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006 | African American photographers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Photographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American photographers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Photographers -- BiographyGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 770.89 | B LOC classification: TR140.P35 | W43 2015Awards: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Children's books, 2015.Summary: "Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"-- Book jacket.
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"Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"-- Book jacket.

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NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Children's books, 2015.

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