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Meister, Cari
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story / a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
North Mankato, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2013
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL jE MEI    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Songs -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 24 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note "The song Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song. In 1928 the Texas Folklore Society first published the song. Lee Hays also published a version of the song in 1947. We have used Hays' lyrics in this book."--Editor's note
Summary Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 24)
Series Night sky stories
CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center
Alternate Author Squier, Robert, ill

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