Roots and Blues: A Celebration

Roots and Blues: A Celebration

Arnold Adoff creates a series of poems about the words and feelings behind ‘the blues’. Each of these patterned and well-crafted poems contain carefully worded narratives describing life as an African American during the time of slavery and inequality..

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Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

Frederick does not even know his own birthday. He was born on a plantation in a time when slavery was prevalent, and his living conditions are similar to those of work animals, though not as pleasant...

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