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Who created it? Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
What's it called? Freedom in Congo Square / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Who published it? New York, New York : Little Bee Books, [2016]
Edition info! First edition.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN YS Easy Picture Books  Weatherford, C  AVAILABLE
 DOWNTOWN YS Easy Picture Books  Weatherford, C  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
What's in it? Foreword / by Freddi Williams Evans -- [Freedom in Congo Square] -- Glossary -- Author's note.
What's it about? Six days a week, slaves labor from sunup to sundown and beyond, but on Sunday afternoons, they gather with free blacks at Congo Square outside New Orleans, free from oppression. Includes foreword about Congo Square by Freddi Williams Evans, glossary, and historical notes.
Helpful notes! Accelerated Reader 5.4.
Reading Counts! 3.2.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.4 0.5 179189.
Awards! Caldecott Honor, 2017
Coretta Scott King Honor (Illustrator), 2017
Charlotte Zolotow Award Winner, 2017
Helpful subjects! African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Congo Square (New Orleans, La.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Stories in rhyme.
Slavery -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- United States -- History -- 19th Century.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- People & Places -- United States -- African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Topics -- Prejudice & Racism.
African Americans. (OCoLC)fst00799558
African Americans -- Social life and customs. (OCoLC)fst00799703
Picture books for children. (OCoLC)fst01063717
Slavery. (OCoLC)fst01120426
Stories in rhyme. (OCoLC)fst01739131
Louisiana -- New Orleans. (OCoLC)fst01204311
Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Congo Square. (OCoLC)fst01322513
City Park (New Orleans, La.) -- History.
Stories in rhyme.
Slavery -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Congo Square (New Orleans, La.) -- Fiction.
It's a special thing! Picture books. (OCoLC)fst01726789
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Stories in rhyme. (OCoLC)fst01921738
Picture books.
Stories in rhyme.
Picture books for children.
More people who helped! Christie, R. Gregory, 1971- illustrator.
Special numbers! 9781499801033 (hardcover)
1499801033 (hardcover)
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