Remember the Bridge: Poems of a People
by Carole Boston Weatherford
Publication Date: Jan 14, 2002
List Price: $19.99
Format: Hardcover, 53 pages
Target Age Group: Early Reader
Imprint: Philomel Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
Striking archival engravings and photographs accompany these twenty-nine original poems, taking the reader on a journey of over 400 years on the African American road to freedom. Weatherford’s poems, together with haunting black-and-white images, create portraits of captured Africans, slaves on the auction block, heroes of freedom, craftsmen and storytellers. These are the men and women, ordinary folks as well as legendary heroes, who made their people proud and strong and built the bridge to a promising future. Readers of all ages and cultures will treasure Remember the Bridge.
Archival engravings and photographs accompany these 29 original poems that take the reader along with African Americans on a 400-year journey to freedom. Poems paired with haunting black-and-white images create portraits of captured African slaves on the auction block, heroes of freedom, craftsmen, and storytellers.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General