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The Resource Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier

Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier

Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story
Title
Follow the drinking gourd
Title remainder
an Underground Railroad story
Statement of responsibility
a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North
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Meister, Cari
Dewey number
  • [E]
  • 813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Squier, Robert
Series statement
Capstone picture window books. Night sky stories
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  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Songs
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Songs
Target audience
primary
Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The song Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song. In 1928 the Texas Folklore Society first published the song. Lee Hays also published a version of the song in 1947. We have used Hays' lyrics in this book."--Editor's note
Control code
ocn772774143
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9781404877146
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012000904
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)772774143
Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Publication
Note
"The song Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song. In 1928 the Texas Folklore Society first published the song. Lee Hays also published a version of the song in 1947. We have used Hays' lyrics in this book."--Editor's note
Control code
ocn772774143
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9781404877146
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012000904
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)772774143

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