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Author Grady, Cynthia.
Title I lay my stitches down : poems of American slavery / written by Cynthia Grady ; illustrated by Michele Wood.
Imprint Grand Rapids Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2012.
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  811.6 GRA    AVAILABLE
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject United States -- History -- Juvenile poetry.
United States -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Slavery -- Juvenile poetry.
Added Author Wood, Michele, ill.
ISBN 9780802853868 (alk. paper)
0802853862 (alk. paper)
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