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Follow the drinking gourd [electronic resource]. Jeanette Winter.

Winter, Jeanette. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307982780 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: 630L Lexile Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4475 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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