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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
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
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Meister, Cari
Dewey number
  • [E]
  • 813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M515916
LC item number
Fol 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Squier, Robert
Series statement
Night sky stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 24)
Control code
17119945
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9781404877146
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012000904
Other physical details
ill.
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 24)
Control code
17119945
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9781404877146
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012000904
Other physical details
ill.

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