Howard Thurman's Great Hope

Howard Thurman s Great Hope Born in segregated Daytona Florida in Howard Thurman grew up dreaming of a better life a life where his mother and grandmother would not have to cook and clean for other people a life where he

  • Title: Howard Thurman's Great Hope
  • Author: Kai Jackson Issa
  • ISBN: 9781600602498
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Born in segregated Daytona, Florida, in 1899, Howard Thurman grew up dreaming of a better life a life where his mother and grandmother would not have to cook and clean for other people a life where he could become a college man, honoring his late father s wishes and his own dreams.Through hard work, perseverance, and the support of friends and family, young Howard transcBorn in segregated Daytona, Florida, in 1899, Howard Thurman grew up dreaming of a better life a life where his mother and grandmother would not have to cook and clean for other people a life where he could become a college man, honoring his late father s wishes and his own dreams.Through hard work, perseverance, and the support of friends and family, young Howard transcended the limits on Negro education in Daytona and earned a scholarship to an out of town high school His dream did not come easily and was nearly lost, until a kind act by a stranger at a railroad station aided Howard in a time of need.A moving testament to the bonds of community and the power of faith, Howard Thurman s Great Hope illuminates the early life of the man who became a seminal civil rights leader and an inspiration to the nat

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    1. Stephanie Rice- READ 6252 Informational Picture BooksBook Title: Howard Thurman’s Great HopeAuthor: Kai Jackson IssaShort Description of the Book: Howard Thurman’s Great Hope is a biography about the development and accomplishments of Reverend Howard Thurman, one of America’s greatest preachers and spiritual leaders. The story begins when Howard Thurman is a young boy living in segregated Daytona, Florida. Thurman is a very dedicated and diligent student who continually strives to go to co [...]

    2. Howard Thurman’s Great Hope (.5 points)This biography is about Howard Thurman and how he wanted to go to school and get a good education. He was an African American in 1914, and being an African American at that time was difficult because there was a lot of racism and education. It was really hard to get into good schools because the people who were in charge of the schools wouldn’t let black people in. He works hard and gets straight A’s so that he can get a scholarship to Florida Baptist [...]

    3. This book is a marvelous tale of Howard Thurman's triumph in a segregated America. Howard's high hopes and his family's continued encouragement to succeed and support in his endeavors teaches readers how it is possible to achieve greatness and overcome tragedy, difficulty, and unfavorable odds in the process. Howard's own determination, enthusiasm, and hunger for knowledge help to foster those qualities in readers and help point out that, no matter the odds or the unlikelihood of something, it c [...]

    4. I like the narrative presentation of this biography of Howard Thurman. There is an appropriate amount of information for primary grade students. This book is very uplifting for the time period. A good pair with Alec's Primer by

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