by Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack
Publication Date: Oct 11, 2011
Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
Age: 4 - 8
Imprint: Schwartz & Wade
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
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This gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families. Set in West Africa, this a lyrical story-in-verse is about a young black boy who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, and his father who is left behind to mourn the loss of his son. Here's a beautiful, powerful, truly unforgettable story about family, memory, and freedom.
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