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Follow the drinking gourd

Author: Jeanette Winter
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winter
ISBN: 0394896947 9780394896946 0394996941 9780394996943 9780679819974 0679819975
OCLC Number: 17764193
Description: [48] p. : col. ill., music ; 27 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: story and pictures by Jeanette Winter.
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By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-08) Good Permalink

     This is an excellent book about slavery and the underground railroad.  It would be great as a read-a-loud  - good pictures and engaging text.  The song that is talked about in the story is in the back of the book with the music.

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