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I lay my stitches down: poems of American slavery

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This rich and intricate collection of poems chronicles the various experiences of American slaves. Drawn together through imagery drawn from quilting and fiber arts, each poem is spoken from a different perspective: a house slave, a mother losing her daughter to the auction block, a blacksmith, a slave fleeing on the Underground Railroad. This moving and eloquent set of poems, brought to life by vivid and colorful artwork from Michele Wood, offers a timeless witness to the hardship endured by America's slaves. Each poem is supplemented by a historical note.
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Full title i lay my stitches down poems of american slavery
Author grady cynthia
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-07 23:01:30PM
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subject_facet Children's poetry, American, United States -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry, United States -- History -- Juvenile poetry
title_display I lay my stitches down : poems of American slavery
title_full I lay my stitches down : poems of American slavery / written by Cynthia Grady ; illustrated by Michele Wood
title_short I lay my stitches down :
title_sub poems of American slavery
topic_facet Children's poetry, American, History