Robert Lawson - They Were Strong and Good
Free Worldwide Delivery : Lawson Robert : They Were Strong and Good : Hardback : Penguin Books Australia : 9780670699490 : 0670699497 : 03 Oct 1995 : Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.
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|Fiction Genre||Juvenile Fiction|
|Fiction Subgenre||Historical / Other|
|Awards||1941 Caldecott Medal|
|Publisher's Note||My mother's father was a Scotch sea captain. He sailed on the brig "Eliza Jane Hopper" from New York to the islands of the Caribbean--to Puerto Rico and Cuba and the Isthmus of Panama.|
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Mar 15, 2006
They Were Strong and Good . . .are they still..??
Pros: Unusual art style, unusual message for this day and age.
Cons: Requires an ability to interpret its message within the context of its day