Remember the Bridge

Remember the Bridge

Poems of A People

Book - 2002
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Penguin Putnam
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.


Random House, Inc.
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.

Baker & Taylor
Enhanced with period photos, a collection offers young readers twenty-nine poems that capture African Americans's struggles throughout the past 400 years, through the times of slavery and beyond.

Baker
& Taylor

Poems celebrate African American culture and history.

Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2002
ISBN: 9780399237263
0399237267
Characteristics: 53 p. : ill. ; 25 x 28 cm

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