The Great Migration : journey to the North /

This collection of poems highlights the period of the 20th century when many African Americans left the South to make better lives for themselves in the northern states. So many African Americans took this trek northwards that it came to be known as the "Great Migration." These poems grace...

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Main Author: Greenfield, Eloise.
Other Authors: Gilchrist, Jan Spivey (Illustrator)
Language: English
Published: New York : Amistad, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
Subjects:
Notes: "Manufactured in China"--opposite t.p.
"Amistad an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers"--t.p.
Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Summary: This collection of poems highlights the period of the 20th century when many African Americans left the South to make better lives for themselves in the northern states. So many African Americans took this trek northwards that it came to be known as the "Great Migration." These poems gracefully depict the experiences of families who found the courage to leave their homes behind, face the unknown, and make a fresh start elsewhere.
Item Description: "Manufactured in China"--opposite t.p.
"Amistad an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers"--t.p.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Format: 2012 Coretta Scott King Honor Book.
Audience: 003-008.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780061259210 (trade bdg.)
0061259217 (trade bdg.)