The Resource Pass it on!, Gloria J. McEwen Burgess ; illustrated by Gerald Purnell

Pass it on!, Gloria J. McEwen Burgess ; illustrated by Gerald Purnell

Label
Pass it on!
Title
Pass it on!
Statement of responsibility
Gloria J. McEwen Burgess ; illustrated by Gerald Purnell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a young boy, Ernie (Earnest McEwen Jr.) dreamed of a better life for his family in the segregated South of the 1930s. More than anything, he wanted to go to college. While working as a janitor at Ol' Miss (the University of Mississippi), Ernie spoke to a professor about his burning desire to go to college, setting in motion a series of events that would change his and his family's life for all time. One of those significant events was meeting Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Faulkner. Faulkner helped Ernie attend college, paying for his tuition and expenses with no strings attached. His generous financial gift allowed Ernie to go to college, move out of the South, and eventually emerge from poverty. Ernie made a better life for his family, who continue to live a legacy of life-long learning and service, passing on their blessings to the next generation and the next, creating a ripple effect that will bless generations to come."--
Assigning source
Amazon
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UOK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burgess, Gloria
Dewey number
976.200496009062
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Purnell, Gerald
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McEwen, Earnest
  • Faulkner, William
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Charity
  • Social service
  • African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Pass it on!, Gloria J. McEwen Burgess ; illustrated by Gerald Purnell
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780998631424
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023628122
  • 844383
  • (OCoLC)on1023628122
  • 844383
Label
Pass it on!, Gloria J. McEwen Burgess ; illustrated by Gerald Purnell
Publication
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
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780998631424
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1023628122
  • 844383
  • (OCoLC)on1023628122
  • 844383

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