They Were Strong And Good

by Robert Lawson

Viking USA | January 1, 1940 | Picture Books

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Relates the story of the author''s grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 72 pages, 4.04 × 3.4 × 0.18 in

Published: January 1, 1940

Publisher: Viking USA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670699497

ISBN - 13: 9780670699490

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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They Were Strong And Good

by Robert Lawson

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 72 pages, 4.04 × 3.4 × 0.18 in

Published: January 1, 1940

Publisher: Viking USA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0670699497

ISBN - 13: 9780670699490

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Relates the story of the author''s grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.

About the Author

Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. His favorite medium, pen and ink, is used expressively and with detail in his black and white illustrations in The Story of Ferdinand (by Munro Leaf). In addition to illustrating many children''s books, including Mr. Popper''s Penguins, Robert Lawson also wrote and illustrated a number of his own books for children. In 1940, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his picture book illustrations in They Were Strong and Good and in 1944, he was awarded the Newbery Medal for his middle grade novel Rabbit Hill.

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Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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