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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 : Primary school : 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: Sonnets
Narrative poetry
History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Review copies (Publishing)
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: Primary school, 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: American Library Association Notable Books for Children; Connecticut Book Awards
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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* "A glorious poetic celebration of the teacher and students at a Connecticut school that defied mid-19th-century convention to educate African-American girls." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review * Read more...

 
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