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I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery

By: Grady, Cynthia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdman's Books for Young Readers: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 11036

ISBN: 0802853862

Condition: As New


Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdman's Books for Young Readers, 2011. First printing. As New/new. 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's sl... View more info