Spring 2019

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. She built more than a piece of furniture. She built a life far away from slavery, a life where her sweet dreams could come true.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-93954-731-6
$17.99 $13.49
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2019
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-04-02
BISACS JNF061010, JNF018010, JNF007050
Dewey 684.1/5--dc23
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10 x 10
Lexile 560
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, and Reviewed

Reviews

School Library Journal

“A great addition to biography and history collections, this title offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of a little-known trailblazer.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Sarah Goode: a name well worth knowing and celebrating.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Vivian Kirkfield

Vivian Kirkfield has a master's degree in Early Childhood Education and taught kindergarten in New York City. Sweet Dreams, Sarah is her first picture book. For more information about her, go to viviankirkfield.com

Illustrator: Chris Ewald

Chris Ewald studied art at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He works on digital games and animation which is showcased on his website, chrisewald.carbonmade.com. He lives in Chesapeake, Virginia.