Follow the drinking gourd

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Publisher:
Knopf,
Pub. Date:
c1988.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
Description
Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). A couple, their son, and two others make their escape by following the song's directions. Rich paintings interpret the strong story in a clean, primitive style enhanced by bold colors. The rhythmic compositions have an energetic presence that's compelling. A fine rendering of history in picturebook format."--(starred) Booklist.nbsp;nbsp;
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ISBN:
9780679819974
9780394896946
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
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Grouped Work ID 649aef20-7937-e335-03bb-57d8a1ab2d64
Full title follow the drinking gourd
Author winter jeanette
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-11 04:36:51AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 04:41:05AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level LG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.3
author Winter, Jeanette.
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display_description By following the directions in a song, "The Drinking Gourd," taught them by an old sailor named Peg Leg Joe, runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada.
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lexile_code AD: Adult Directed
lexile_score 630
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owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Odenton Library
primary_isbn 9780679819974
publishDate 1988
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series Dragonfly Books
subject_facet Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction, Underground railroad -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Follow the drinking gourd
title_full Follow the drinking gourd / story and pictures by Jeanette Winter
title_short Follow the drinking gourd
topic_facet Fugitive slaves, Slavery, Underground railroad