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Greenfield, Eloise
The Great Migration : journey to the North / by Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
1st ed
New York : Amistad, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPP.Gree6G7 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile poetry
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 -- Juvenile poetry
African Americans -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile poetry
Children's poetry, American
Physical Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Note 2012 Coretta Scott King Honor Book
Interest Age Level 003-008
Note Includes bibliographical references
Summary Describes the period of the 20th century when many African Americans left the South to make better lives for themselves in the northern states
Contents Author's note -- I. The news -- II. Goodbyes: Man, Girl and boy, Woman, Very young woman -- III. The trip -- IV. Question: Men and women -- V. Up North, My family -- Selected bibliography
Awards Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2012
Alternate Author Gilchrist, Jan Spivey.

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