D Is for Drinking Gourd

D Is for Drinking Gourd

An African American Alphabet

Book - 2007
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The tapestry of American history is made up of countless threads marking the contributions of people from many different backgrounds and cultures. D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet showcases many of the remarkable achievements of and contributions from African Americans throughout our history.Evocative watercolor paintings from acclaimed artist E. B. Lewis perfectly capture the spirit of each letter topic's poem and expository text.D is for Drinking Gourd,and the North Star that led through the nightfrom station to station on the Underground Railroad,escaping on a dangerous flight.From the bravery of the early abolitionists to the cultural legacy of the Harlem Renaissance, D is for Drinking Gourd illuminates the amazing and ongoing role the African American community has played in the shaping of our country.
Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2007.
ISBN: 9781585362936
158536293X
Branch Call Number: j 973.0496 SANDERS
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Earl B.

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