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M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A : Poems
by A. Van Jordan


Overview - In 1936, teenager MacNolia Cox became the first African American finalist in the National Spelling Bee Competition. Supposedly prevented from winning, the precocious child who dreamed of becoming a doctor was changed irrevocably. Her story, told in a poignant nonlinear narrative, illustrates the power of a pivotal moment in a life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1936, teenager MacNolia Cox became the first African American finalist in the National Spelling Bee Competition. Supposedly prevented from winning, the precocious child who dreamed of becoming a doctor was changed irrevocably. Her story, told in a poignant nonlinear narrative, illustrates the power of a pivotal moment in a life.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393327649
  • ISBN-10: 0393327647
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Page Count: 134
  • Dimensions: 8.26 x 6.08 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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