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Freedom in Congo Square

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford; R Gregory Christie; Freddi Williams Evans; Little Bee Books,
Publisher: New York, New York : Little Bee Books, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Stories in rhyme
History
Caldecott Medal: Honor book
Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator): Honor book
Historical fiction
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boston Weatherford; R Gregory Christie; Freddi Williams Evans; Little Bee Books,
ISBN: 9781499801033 1499801033 1520078528 9781520078526
OCLC Number: 910980743
Notes: Westfield State University Ely Library notes:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Awards: Caldecott Honor, 2017
Coretta Scott King Honor (Illustrator), 2017
Charlotte Zolotow Award Winner, 2017
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Freddi Williams Evans --
[Freedom in Congo Square] --
Glossary --
Author's note.
Responsibility: by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Local System Bib Number:
System.Supplied@2017-02-23,13:37:52

Abstract:

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.
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