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An American Story

An American Story

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By Kwame Alexander

Illustrated by Dare Coulter

#1 New York Times Bestselling and award-winning author of The Undefeated, Kwame Alexander, pens a powerful picture book that tells the story of American slavery through the voice of a teacher struggling to help her students understand its harrowing history.

From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book honors what has been and envisions what is to be.

With stunning mixed-media illustrations by newcomer Dare Coulter, this is a potent book for those who want to speak the truth. Perfect for family sharing, the classroom, and homeschooling.
Hardcover / Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American & Black / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism / Historical / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
0.6" H x 10.1" L x 10.1" W (1.28 lbs) 56 pages

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