Follow the Drinking Gourd (Paperback) - Winter, Jeanette

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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 escape by following the song's directions. Rich paintings interpret the strong story in a clean, primitive style enhanced by bold colors. The rhythmic compositions have an energetic presence that's compelling. A fine rendering of history in picturebook format."--(starred) "Booklist.

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Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780679819974
SKU 30119619
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0679819975
Release Date 1/1/1992
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 11L x 0.25T
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Editors Note 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 escape by following the song's directions. Rich paintings interpret the strong story in a clean, primitive style enhanced by bold colors. The rhythmic compositions have an energetic presence that's compelling. A fine rendering of history in picturebook format."--(starred) Booklist.  
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 03
Number of Pages 0048
Publisher Dragonfly Books

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