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The Great Migration : journey to the North

Great Migration

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Amistad, Volume 1st, New York (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb Curric PS3557 .R39416 G74 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9569220

Keywords:

African Americans--History--1877-1964--Juvenile poetry, African Americans--History--1877-1964--Poetry, African Americans--Migrations--History--20th century--Juvenile poetry, African Americans--Migrations--Poetry, African Americans--Poetry, African Americans--Southern States--History--20th century--Juvenile poetry, American, Children's poetry

Abstract:

Contents: Author's note -- I. The news -- II. Goodbyes: Man, Girl and boy, Woman, Very young woman -- III. The trip -- IV. Question: Men and women -- V. Up North, My family -- Selected bibliography.; Summary: Describes the period of the 20th century when many African Americans left the South to make better lives for themselves in the northern states.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile 730; grade level 4.5; Informational history, Poetry
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2012