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Author Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

Title Freedom in Congo Square / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Little Bee Books, [2016]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 W378f, 2016    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Picture Book  PICT Weatherford    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary Six days a week, slaves labor from sunup to sundown and beyond, but on Sunday afternoons, they gather with free blacks at Congo Square outside New Orleans, free from oppression. Includes foreword about Congo Square by Freddi Williams Evans, glossary, and historical notes.
Awards Caldecott Honor Book, 2017.
Subject Stories in rhyme.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Congo Square (New Orleans, La.) -- Fiction.
Added Author Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
ISBN 9781499801033 (lib. bdg.)
1499801033 (lib. bdg.)

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