By Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls
Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was once brushed off via so much people—but now not by way of his mom, who taught him to arrive for his desires. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to college greater than miles every one method, realized to play football, left domestic at age 13 to supply for his kin, and, finally, grew to become a bike owner. He rode an fabulous 400 miles throughout Ghana in 2001, spreading his robust message: incapacity isn't lack of ability. at the present time, Emmanuel keeps to paintings on behalf of the disabled.
Thompson's lyrical prose and Qualls's daring university illustrations supply a strong occasion of winning over adversity.
Includes an author's word with additional information approximately Emmanuel's charity.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls