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Freedom’s a-Callin Me
by Ntozake Shange

    Publication Date: Jan 03, 2012
    List Price: $16.99
    Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780061337413
    Imprint: Amistad
    Publisher: HarperCollins
    Parent Company: News Corp

    Hardcover Description:

    Award-winning poet Ntozake Shange and artist Rod Brown reimagine the journeys of the brave men and women who made their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.Fleeing on the Underground Railroad meant walking long distances; swimming across streams; hiding in abandoned shanties, swamps, and ditches, always on the run from slave trackers and their dogs.ah might get hungry
    ah may get tired
    good Lawd /
    ah may be freeThe Underground Railroad operated on secrecy and trust. But who could be trusted?There were free black and white men and women helping, risking their lives, too. Because freedom was worth any risk. Celebrated collaborators Ntozake Shange and Rod Brown pay tribute to the Underground Railroad, a universal story about the human need to be free.ah am a livin bein’ & ah got to be free

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