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Miss Crandall’s School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color

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Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color by Elizabeth Alexander and Marilyn Nelson
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Sep 01, 2007 | 48 Pages
  • Hardcover $17.95

    Sep 01, 2007 | 48 Pages | 6-9 years

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* “A glorious poetic celebration of the teacher and students at a Connecticut school that defied mid-19th-century convention to educate African-American girls.” –Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* “The images in their poems and in Cooper’s quiet, dramatic pastel illustrations compellingly capture the haunting history.” –Booklist, starred review

“Deftly crafted, interweaving colloquial and lofty language; reading aloud will emphasize the sonorous strength of the language, while the individual perspectives suggest possibilities for reader’s theater.” –Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Book

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