The Resource Freedom in congo square, Carole Boston Weatherford, (ebook.)

Freedom in congo square, Carole Boston Weatherford, (ebook.)

Label
Freedom in congo square
Title
Freedom in congo square
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2016, this poetic, nonfiction story about a little-known piece of African American history captures a human's capacity to find hope and joy in difficult circumstances and demonstrates how New Orleans' Congo Square was truly freedom's heart.Mondays, there were hogs to slop,mules to train, and logs to chop.Slavery was no ways fair.Six more days to Congo Square.As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This story chronicles slaves' duties each day, from chopping logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on Saturday, and builds to the freedom of Sundays and the special experience of an afternoon spent in Congo Square. This book will have a forward from Freddi Williams Evans (freddievans.com), a historian and Congo Square expert, as well as a glossary of terms with pronunciations and definitions.AWARDS:A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016: NonfictionStarred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and The Horn Book Magazine
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1956-
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Weatherford, Carole Boston.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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NC Kids
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  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • History
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Freedom in congo square, Carole Boston Weatherford, (ebook.)
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Embedded sound file
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781499804799
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02923C2A-0E2C-4647-99D1-74655416093C
System control number
ODN0003034278
Label
Freedom in congo square, Carole Boston Weatherford, (ebook.)
Link
Publication
Note
Embedded sound file
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781499804799
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02923C2A-0E2C-4647-99D1-74655416093C
System control number
ODN0003034278

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