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I lay my stitches down : poems of American slavery

Author: Cynthia Grady; Michele Wood
Publisher: Grand Rapids Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2012.
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile poetry
Poetry
Biography Juvenile poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Grady; Michele Wood
ISBN: 9780802853868 0802853862
OCLC Number: 729863212
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
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.
Responsibility: written by Cynthia Grady ; illustrated by Michele Wood.

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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.

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