The Resource Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier

Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier

Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story
Title
Follow the drinking gourd
Title remainder
an Underground Railroad story
Statement of responsibility
a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation singing the Drinking Gourd song that will guide slaves to freedom in the North
Member of
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meister, Cari
Dewey number
  • [E]
  • 813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M515916
LC item number
Fol 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Squier, Robert
Series statement
Night sky stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Songs
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Songs
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
Target audience
primary
Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The song Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song. In 1928 the Texas Folklore Society first published the song. Lee Hays also published a version of the song in 1947. We have used Hays' lyrics in this book."--Editor's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 24)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
24 pages
Isbn
9781404873759
Lccn
2012000904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774143
  • 931081
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774143
  • 931081
Label
Follow the drinking gourd : an Underground Railroad story, a retelling by Cari Meister ; illustrations by Robert Squier
Publication
Note
"The song Follow the Drinking Gourd is an American folk song. In 1928 the Texas Folklore Society first published the song. Lee Hays also published a version of the song in 1947. We have used Hays' lyrics in this book."--Editor's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 24)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
24 pages
Isbn
9781404873759
Lccn
2012000904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774143
  • 931081
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774143
  • 931081

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