Book description:Genre: Biography
1st ed. of "Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington".
ISBN 13: 9780316086578
Number of pages: 542
Booker dreamedof making friends with words,setting free the secretsthat lived in books.Born into slavery, young Booker T.
Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree. When he arrived, he had just fifty c