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Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song
By Michele Wood (illustrator) and Cynthia Grady
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Millbrook Pr
Publication date September 1, 2016
Pages 40
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781467785501
ISBN-10 1467785504
Dimensions 8.25 by 10.63 in.
Original list price $19.99
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit.

Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.

School and Library
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With Cynthia Grady | from Millbrook Pr (September 1, 2016)
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About: Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music.

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