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This Is the Rope

A Story From the Great Migration
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A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.
Authors: Woodson, Jacqueline
Statement of Responsibility: Jacqueline Woodson ; illustrated by James Ransome
Title: This is the rope
a story from the Great Migration
Characteristics: 30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Content Type: text
still image
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.
Subject Headings: African Americans Migrations Juvenile fiction African Americans History Juvenile fiction Families Juvenile fiction Rope Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Black author
African Americans
African Americans
Families
Rope
Local Subject Heading: Black author
Additional Contributors: Ransome, James Illustrator
Found in: Sc F 14-527
LCCN: 2012036569
ISBN: 9780399239861
0399239863
Branch Call Number: J PIC W
Research Call Number: Sc F 14-527
JFF 14-644
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Comment by: BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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An intergenerational tale that follows a family as they move from rural South Carolina to Brooklyn.

NYPL Children's Books 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013: Picture Book Selection

An intergenerational tale that follows a family as it moves from rural South Carolina to Brooklyn, New York and the rope that ties them together.


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Nov 14, 2014
  • bookBrook rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My three kids loved this book. (all 5 and under). I loved this book. Everyone has a history.

NYPL Staff Pick
An intergenerational tale that follows a family as they move from rural South Carolina to Brooklyn.

Oct 07, 2013
  • JulieT584 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Rope is a nice object metaphor in this book. The story is about generations of a family, and the rope shows the connection that "ties" them together. Lovely and full of heart.

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Nov 14, 2014
  • bookBrook rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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