I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery
I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery
I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery
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I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery

Cynthia Grady (A) and Michele Wood (ILT)

List Price: $19.00 (Hardcover - Poetry / Slave Experiences - 2011)

Description: This rich and intricate collection of poems chronicles the various experiences of American slaves. Drawn together through imagery drawn from quilting and fiber arts, each poem is spoken from a different perspective: a house slave, a mother losing her daughter to the auction block, a blacksmith, a slave fleeing on the Underground Railroad.

This moving and eloquent set of poems, brought to life by vivid and colorful artwork from Michele Wood, offers a timeless witness to the hardship endured by America slaves. Each poem is supplemented by a historical note. (34 pgs) Ages 10-18

Grade Level: 2 - 3
Lexile Measure: 990L 
Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.3 x 12 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

ISBN: AAPO978-0802853868

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