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Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song (Millbrook by Cynthia Grady,Michele Wood

By Cynthia Grady,Michele Wood

Enslaved African americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including track. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs either expressed the sorrow of lifestyles in bondage and provided a rallying cry for the spirit.

Like a poultry brings jointly textual content, tune, and illustrations through Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele wooden to express the wealthy that means in the back of 13 of those robust songs.

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