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I lay my stitches down : poems of American slavery / written by Cynthia Grady ; illustrated by Michele Wood.

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Author/Creator:
Grady, Cynthia.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Grand Rapids Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Log cabin
  • Cotton boll
  • Underground Railroad
  • Traditional fish
  • Broken dishes
  • North Star
  • Birds in the air
  • Tree of life
  • Schoolhouse
  • Anvil
  • Wagon wheel
  • Rail fence
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Basket
  • Author's Note
  • Illustrator's Note.
Summary:
A volume of evocative and moving poems considers the experiences of slaves in a variety of circumstances including a house slave, a mother who loses her daughter on the auction block, and a slave fleeing through the Underground Railroad.
Contributor:
Wood, Michele, ill.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780802853868
0802853862

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