Hardcover $17.99

Knopf Books for Young Readers | Jan 08, 2008 | 48 Pages | 11 x 10 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780394896946

  • Paperback$7.99

    Dragonfly Books | Jan 15, 1992 | 48 Pages | 10-13/16 x 10 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780679819974

  • Hardcover$17.99

    Knopf Books for Young Readers | Jan 08, 2008 | 48 Pages | 11 x 10 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780394896946

  • Ebook$7.99

    Knopf Books for Young Readers | Jun 25, 2014 | 48 Pages | 6-9 years | ISBN 9780307982780

Awards

Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice WINNER 1988

Library of Congress Children’s Books of the Year WINNER 1988

Reading Rainbow Feature Books WINNER 1988

Praise

“A fine rendering of history in picture book format.”–Booklist, Starred

“An extraordinary and inspiring tribute to a unique part of African-American
history.”–Boston Globe

“The artist’s hauntingly muted pictures propel the story forward and make
it memorable.”–Washington Post Book World

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