Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467785501
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: Millbrook Picture Books Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,214,188
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

About the Author

Cynthia Grady is an author as well as a former middle school librarian and teacher. She lives in New Mexico where she plays music for her two rabbits, Finoa and Banjo. Visit her at www.cynthiagrady.com.


Michele Wood is an illustrator, painter, and designer living in Indianapolis. Her first book, Going Back Home, was honored with an American Book Award. Wood’s second book, I See the Rhythm, written by Toyomi Igus, received the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration. After illustrating Cynthia Grady's I Lay My Stitches Down, Wood was honored with the Ashley Bryan Award for Illustration and in 2016, she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for the book Chasing Freedom. Wood's work continues to be exhibited in major art spaces across the country.

Photo credit: Kevin Parker

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