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Freedom in Congo Square  Cover Image Book Book

Freedom in Congo Square / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Summary:

Six days a week, slaves labor from sunup to sundown and beyond, but on Sunday afternoons, they gather with free blacks at Congo Square outside New Orleans, free from oppression. Includes foreword about Congo Square by Freddi Williams Evans, glossary, and historical notes.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781499801033
  • ISBN: 1499801033
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Little Bee Books, [2016]
  • Badges:
    • Top Circs: 2 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 5.4.
Reading Counts! 3.2.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.4 0.5 179189.
Awards Note:
Caldecott Honor, 2017
Coretta Scott King Honor (Illustrator), 2017
Subject: African Americans > Louisiana > New Orleans > History > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Louisiana > New Orleans > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Congo Square (New Orleans, La.) > History > Juvenile literature.
New Orleans (La.) > History > Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Stories in rhyme.
Slavery > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > History > Juvenile literature.
Stories in rhyme.
Slavery > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Congo Square (New Orleans, La.) > Fiction.
New List 20160229.
Louisiana > New Orleans.
Louisiana > New Orleans > Congo Square.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > United States > History > 19th Century.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Social Topics > Prejudice & Racism.
African Americans.
African Americans > Social life and customs.
Picture books for children.
Slavery.
Stories in rhyme.
Louisiana > New Orleans.
Louisiana > New Orleans > Congo Square.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.
Stories in rhyme.
Stories in rhyme.

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