Like A Bird

Like A Bird

The Art of the American Slave Song

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9781467785501
Branch Call Number: J 782.253 Gr
Characteristics: 40 pages : color illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wood, Michele


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at CAPL

To Top