I Lay My Stitches Down

Poems of American Slavery

Grady, Cynthia

Book - 2012
I Lay My Stitches Down
A volume of evocative and moving poems considers the experiences of slaves in a variety of circumstances including a house slave, a mother who loses her daughter on the auction block, and a slave fleeing through the Underground Railroad.

Publisher: Grand Rapids Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2012
ISBN: 9780802853868
Branch Call Number: J 811 Grady
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm


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Poems, historical notes and richly colored folk art capture inspiring glimpses of triumph, tragedy and human resilience.

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