Read e-book online Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song (Millbrook PDF

By Cynthia Grady,Michele Wood

Enslaved African american citizens longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including tune. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs either expressed the sorrow of existence 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 show the wealthy that means in the back of 13 of those strong songs.

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