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Like a bird : the art of the American slave song

Grady, Cynthia. (Author). Wood, Michele. (Added Author).

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Covington Branch J 782.253 Grad (Text) 33126020191254 JNonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 782.253 Grad (Text) 33126020191239 JNonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 1467785504
  • ISBN: 9781467785501
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations, music ; 22 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 39).
Summary, etc.: Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.
Subject: Slaves United States Songs and music
African Americans Music History and criticism
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24510. ‡aLike a bird : ‡bthe art of the American slave song / ‡cwritten by Cynthia Grady ; concept and art by Michele Wood..
264 1. ‡aMinneapolis : ‡bMillbrook Press, ‡c2016.
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520 . ‡aEnslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.
650 0. ‡aAfrican Americans ‡xMusic ‡xHistory and criticism.
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