On my journey now : : looking at African-American history through the spirituals

Title On my journey now : : looking at African-American history through the spirituals
Names Giovanni, Nikki.
Book Number BR017356
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Poet explains traditional spirituals from the viewpoint of the original singers--Africans in bondage--and their children. Points out the songs' universal meanings and ways they illustrate the challenges of slaves dealing with their captivity. Includes complete lyrics for quoted spirituals. For junior and senior high and older readers. 2007.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Arts & Architecture - ART
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Braille Book Review, Jul-Aug 2008 - B408
Music & Dance - MAD
Black Interest - BLK
LC Subject Spirituals (Songs) - History and criticism
African Americans - History
Call Number 782.253 ANF
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Reproduction of: 1st ed. Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2007.
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