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Miss Crandall's school for young ladies & little misses of color

Author: Elizabeth Alexander; Marilyn Nelson; Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Poets Elizabeth Alexander and Marilyn Nelson tell the story of Prudence Crandall's school for African American girls opened in 1833.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-
Miss Crandall's school for young ladies and little misses of color.
Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong, 2007
(OCoLC)608475197
Named Person: Prudence Crandall; Prudence Crandall; Prudence Crandall; Prudence Crandall
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Alexander; Marilyn Nelson; Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781590784563 1590784561 9781428764767 1428764763
OCLC Number: 76820887
Awards: Winner of Connecticut Book Awards (Children's Author) 2008
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2008
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The students --
1 --
The book --
Knowledge --
Family --
Good-bye --
2 --
Study --
Fire from the Gods --
We --
All-night melodies --
3 --
Lawyers --
The Tao of the trial --
Miss Ann Eliza Hammond --
Allegiance --
4 --
Etymology --
Water --
Unmentionables --
Hunger --
5 --
Albert Hinckley --
Call and response --
Worth --
Cat --
6 --
Open secret --
Arson at midnight --
End --
Julia Williams --
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Other Titles: Miss Crandall's school for young ladies and little misses of color
Responsibility: poems by Elizabeth Alexander & Marilyn Nelson ; pictures by Floyd Cooper.
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Using the sonnet form of verse, two renowned poets tell the story of Prudence Crandall and her black students, who endured the cruelty of prejudice and hateful actions for the sake of their  Read more...

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""Cooper's soft pastel illustrations provide a muted counterpoint to the text, mixing depictions of school and students with images of the natural world in a lovely rhythm.""--Kirkus Reviews, starred Read more...

 
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