The Resource Dream Builder

Dream Builder

Label
Dream Builder
Title
Dream Builder
Creator
Subject
Summary
Jane Addams Children's Book Award Finalist, 2021, Jane Addams Peace AssociationJunior Library Guild SelectionOrbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction, Recommended Title, 2021, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)Choices, 2021, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) You've seen the building. Now meet the man whose life went into it. Philip Freelon's grandfather was an acclaimed painter of the Harlem Renaissance. His father was a successful businessman who attended the 1963 March on Washington. When Phil decided to attend architecture school, he created his own focus on African American and Islamic designers. He later chose not to build casinos or prisons, instead concentrating on schools, libraries, and museums—buildings that connect people with heritage and fill hearts with joy. And in 2009, Phil's team won a commission that let him use his personal history in service to the country's: the extraordinary Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon celebrates a contemporary black STEAM role model, a man whose quiet work enabled the creation of an iconic building reflecting America's past and future. With a stirring text by Kelly Starling Lyons, vibrant pictures by Laura Freeman, and an afterword from Philip Freelon himself, it is sure to inspire the next generation of dreamers and builders
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  • Lyons, Kelly
  • Freeman, Laura
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Art
  • Science
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
Dream Builder
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:af74b92e-bb50-4d6f-89ed-d1ee36784265
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781620149843
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Dream Builder
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:af74b92e-bb50-4d6f-89ed-d1ee36784265
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781620149843
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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