Follow the Drinking Gourdby Jeanette Winter
Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). A couple, their son, and two others make their escape by following the song's directions. Rich paintings interpret the
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A third grader read this book to me last fall. I was so impressed that I have recommended it as a teaching aid for 'Black History Month'. I am also purchasing this book for any children visiting our home to read.