Light In The Darkness: A Story About How Slaves Learned in Secret A Story About How Slaves Learned in Secret (Hardcover)
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|Rosa and her mama go to school together in the dark of night, silently, afraid that any noise they hear is a patroller on the lookout for escaped slaves. Their school is literally a hole in the ground, where they and other slaves of all ages gather to form letters out of sticks, scratch letters in the dirt, and pronounce their sounds in whispers. Full color.|
From the Publisher:
Secretly meeting late at night with other slaves to learn how to read and write, young Rosa heeds her mother's warning to keep her educational pursuits hidden from their punishing master, in a tale illustrated by the artist of the Coretta Scott King Award-winning