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D Is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet

Average rating
4.5 out of 5
Based on 10 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
The tapestry of American history is made up of countless threads marking the contributions of people from many different backgrounds and cultures. D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet showcases many of the remarkable achievements of and contributions from African Americans throughout our history. Evocative watercolor paintings from acclaimed artist E. B. Lewis perfectly capture th... More
Book Information
PublisherSleeping Bear Press
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-101585364746
ISBN-13978-1585364749
Publication Date03/06/2009
The Creators
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About Nancy I. Sanders (Author) : I'm the author of over 70 books and have been published with such houses as Scholastic, Children's Press, Chicago Review Press, Sleeping Bear Press, and Tyndale. My speciality is in writing about Afr... more
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About E. B. Lewis (Illustrator) : E. B. Lewis is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of E. B. Lewis include Bippity Bop Barbershop, Joe-Joe's First Flight, Keeping the Night Watch.
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4/20/2008 Stephenie Hovland said: Loved it! It was a perfect book for my 5th and 6th graders, after we had studied some African American history. They recognized some of the references, while plenty of them were not in our study unit - so they learned plenty, too!
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1/23/2008 Nancy Sanders said: The important contributions and amazing accomplishments of African Americans are featured in this beautiful picture book--from A to Z!
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