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The Resource Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, art by Michele Wood ; text by Cynthia Grady

Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, art by Michele Wood ; text by Cynthia Grady

Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song
Title
Like a bird
Title remainder
the art of the American slave song
Statement of responsibility
art by Michele Wood ; text by Cynthia Grady
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Describes the history of the American slave song and includes the lyrics of thirteen spirituals and their meanings
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10532893
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.25/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
ML3556
LC item number
.G73 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1060
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the art of the American slave song
Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, art by Michele Wood ; text by Cynthia Grady
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 39)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
930059071
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781467785501
Lccn
2015043907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music
Label
Like a bird : the art of the American slave song, art by Michele Wood ; text by Cynthia Grady
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 39)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
930059071
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781467785501
Lccn
2015043907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, music

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