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No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas
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by Tonya Bolden; Don Tate (Illustrator)

This picture book chronicles the incredible true story of how one of history's most successful potato farmers began life as a slave and worked until he was named the "Potato King of the World." Full color.


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  • Title No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas
  • Author Tonya Bolden; Don Tate (Illustrator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Pages 40
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Bibliography, Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780385752763 / 0385752768
  • Weight 1.05 lbs (0.48 kg)
  • Dimensions 12.2 x 9.5 x 0.5 in (30.99 x 24.13 x 1.27 cm)
  • Ages 04 to 08 years
  • Grade levels P - 3
  • Reading level 920
  • Themes
    • Ethnic Orientation: African American
  • Library of Congress subjects African Americans, Slaves - United States
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2017043196
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

Media reviews

Citations

  • Booklist, 09/01/2018, Page 100
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks, 10/01/2018, Page 0
  • Horn Book Magazine, 09/01/2018, Page 103
  • Hornbook Guide to Children, 01/01/2019, Page 0
  • Kirkus Reviews, 08/01/2018, Page 92
  • School Library Journal, 09/01/2018, Page 132

About the author

Tonya Bolden has authored, co-authored, and edited more than forty books, including Rock of Ages, 33 Things Every Girl Should Know, The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali, and Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl, which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Award winner. She has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award and is the recipient of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC's Nonfiction Award for her work. She lives in New York City. Visit her at tonyaboldenbooks.com.

Don Tate is an award-winning author and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton, which he wrote, and Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton. He is also one of the founding hosts of the blog The Brown Bookshelf--a blog designed to promote awareness of the myriad African American voices writing for young readers, with book reviews and author and illustrator interviews. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his family. Visit him at dontate.com or follow him on Twitter at @devas_T.

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