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Title:
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song / written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood.
Call Number:
j782.25 GRA
Publication Date:
2016.
Publisher:
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2016.
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations, music ; 22 x 28 cm
Summary:
Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-40).
Contributors:
Horizon Bib Number:
1760246
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