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Follow the Drinking Gourd: An Underground Railroad Story


Book Description
Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song from the 1920s. Legend has it that a man called Peg Leg Joe taught slaves the song to help them escape to freedom, and they used the Big Dipper and the North Star to guide the way.
Book Information
PublisherPicture Window Books
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages24
ISBN-101404877142
ISBN-13978-1404877146
Publication Date08/01/2012
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About Cari Retold by: Meister (Author) : Cari Retold by: Meister is a published author. A published credit of Cari Retold by: Meister is The Story of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor: A Roman Constellation Myth (Nonfiction Picture Books: Night Sky ... more
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About Robert Squier (Illustrator) : Robert Squier is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Robert Squier include Uncle Jack Is a Carpenter (Magic Door to Learning), Independence Day (Holidays, F... more
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