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The Resource Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood

Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood

Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song
Title
Like a bird
Title remainder
the art of the American slave song
Statement of responsibility
written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10532893
Cataloging source
DLC
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Grady, Cynthia
Dewey number
782.25/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1060
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wood, Michele
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the art of the American slave song
Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 39)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn930059071
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781467785501
Lccn
2015043907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)930059071
Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, written by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 39)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn930059071
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781467785501
Lccn
2015043907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)930059071

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