Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
  • Author : Faith Ringgold
  • Release Date : 21 May 2009
  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Genre : Uncategorized
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  • ISBN 13 : 1442052716
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Book Description: With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad in order to reunite with her younger brother.

Aunt Harriet s Underground Railroad in the Sky

Aunt Harriet s Underground Railroad in the Sky

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Paw Prints
Genre : Uncategorized
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With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad in order to reunite with her younger brother....

Tar Beach

Tar Beach

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER • CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK • A NEW YORK TIMES BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOK Acclaimed artist Faith Ringgold seamless weaves fiction, autobiography, and African American history into a magical story that resonates with the universal wish for freedom, and will be cherished for generations. Cassie Louise Lightfoot has a ...

Aunt Harriet s Underground Railroad in the Sky

Aunt Harriet s Underground Railroad in the Sky

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Dragonfly Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An imaginative blend of fact and fantasy depicts the escape from slavery as Cassie Louise Lightfoot encounters the great Harriet Tubman and a strange train in the sky. Reprint....

Cassie s Word Quilt

Cassie s Word Quilt

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Dragonfly Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The main character of Coretta Scott King Award and Caldecott Honor winner Tar Beach returns in this imaginative exploration of words, with illustrations that echo artist Faith Ringgold's famous story quilts. Join Cassie, the main character from the picture book Tar Beach, as she takes readers on a tour of ...

We Came to America

We Came to America

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A timely and beautiful look at America's rich history of immigration and diversity, from Faith Ringgold, the Coretta Scott King and Caldecot Honor winning creator of Tar Beach From the Native Americans who first called this land their home, to the millions of people who have flocked to its shores ...

We Flew over the Bridge

We Flew over the Bridge

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Duke University Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In We Flew over the Bridge, one of the country’s preeminent African American artists—and award-winning children’s book authors—shares the fascinating story of her life. Faith Ringgold’s artworks—startling “story quilts,” politically charged paintings, and more—hang in the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Metropolitan Museum ...

Before She Was Harriet

Before She Was Harriet

Author : Lesa Cline-Ransome
Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A biography of Harriet Tubman written in verse, in which poem and watercolor come together to honor a woman of humble origins whose courage and compassion make her larger than life....

My Dream of Martin Luther King

My Dream of Martin Luther King

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Dragonfly Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr....

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Author : Deborah Hopkinson
Publisher : Dragonfly Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An inspiring tale of creativity and determination on the Underground Railroad from Coretta Scott King Award winner James Ransome and acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson. Clara, a slave and seamstress on Home Plantation, dreams of freedom—not just for herself, but for her family and friends. When she overhears a conversation ...

The Invisible Princess

The Invisible Princess

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Dragonfly
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Being born invisible and carried off by the Prince of Night to safety after just being born, a young child grows to be a powerful princess who uses her incredible talents to free all slaved people from their masters, including her own parents. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint....

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Author : Jeanette Winter
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). A couple, their son, and two others make their ...

If a Bus Could Talk

If a Bus Could Talk

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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For use in schools and libraries only. A biography of the African American woman and civil rights worker whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott that lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama....

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Drinking Gourd

Author : Eric Braun
Publisher : Capstone
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North....

Harlem Renaissance Party

Harlem Renaissance Party

Author : Faith Ringgold
Publisher : Amistad
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the Harlem Renaissance when Lonnie and his uncle Bates go back to Harlem in the 1920s. Along the way, they meet famous writers, musicians, artists, and athletes, from Langston Hughes and W.E.B. Du Bois to Josephine ...

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

Author : William Still
Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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While working for the Underground Railroad and helped escaped slaves to safety, William Still kept meticulous records. These notes originally were used to help reconnect families and document history, but Still later used these records to create The Underground Railroad, telling the stories of the disenfranchised. Said to have helped ...