Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

by Laurie Ann Thompson

Illustrations by Sean Qualls

2016 Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Children
In 2001, with one strong leg, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah bicycled 400 miles around Ghana to spread the message that “being disabled does not mean being unable.” Author’s note. Full-color mixed-media illustrations.

ISBN: 9780449817452

JLG Release: May 2015

Other Release:

February 2016

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $17.05 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Library edition with trade jacket added


    Schwartz & Wade

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    9" x 11 1/4"

    Dewey Classification

    362.4092 B

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 3.7, Points: 1


    Level: 770L

    Awards & Honors

    2016 Schneider Family Book Award Winner, Children
    Capitol Choices 2016
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Younger Readers
    2016 CCBC Choices–Contemporary People, Places, and Events
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Elementary / Middle Grade Nonfiction
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir



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