Like a bird the art of the American slave song /
Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scot...
|Main Author:||Grady, Cynthia,|
|Other Authors:||Wood, Michele,|
40 pages : color illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Enslaved persons -- United States -- Songs and music -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.