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The Resource How sweet the sound : the story of Amazing grace, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison

How sweet the sound : the story of Amazing grace, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison

Label
How sweet the sound : the story of Amazing grace
Title
How sweet the sound
Title remainder
the story of Amazing grace
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An incredibly moving picture book biography of the man behind the hymn "Amazing Grace" and the living legacy of the song Caldecott Honorwinning author Carole Boston Weatherford and award-winning illustrator Frank Morrison. One stormy night at sea, a wayward man named John Newton feared for his life. In his darkest hour he fell to his knees and prayedand somehow the battered ship survived the storm. Grateful, he changed his ways and became a minister, yet he still owned a slave ship. But in time, empathy touched his heart. A changed man, he used his powerful words to help end slavery in England.Those words became the hymn "Amazing Grace," a song that has lifted the spirit and given comfort across time and all over the world
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Dewey number
264/.23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BV330.N48
LC item number
W43 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morrison, Frank
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newton, John
  • Newton, John
  • Hymn writers
  • Hymn writers
  • England
  • Hymn writers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
How sweet the sound : the story of Amazing grace, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn974213133
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781481472067
Lccn
2017003372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)974213133
Label
How sweet the sound : the story of Amazing grace, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn974213133
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781481472067
Lccn
2017003372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)974213133

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