Freedom in Congo Square [Audiobook] download free by Carole Boston Weatherford

Freedom in Congo Square Audiobook download free by Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Listen audiobook: Freedom in Congo Square
  • Author: Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Release date: 2016/6/9
  • Publisher: LITTLE BEE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Books for Ages 6-8
  • ISBN: 9781499801033
  • Rating: 8.56 of 10
  • Votes: 429
  • Review by: Vicente Roche
  • Review rating: 9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/13
  • Duration: 32M50S in 256 kbps (8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-13
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WAV, WMA, FLAC, MP3, AIFF (compression ZIP, BZ2, AZW3, RAR, CBZ, TAR.BZ, XZ)
  • Total pages original book: 40
  • Includes a PDF summary of 4 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 3M22S (0.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2016, this poetic, nonfiction story about a little-known piece of African American history captures a human's capacity to find hope and joy in difficult circumstances and demonstrates how New Orleans' Congo Square was truly freedom's heart. Mondays, there were hogs to slop, mules to train, and logs to chop.Slavery was no ways fair.Six more days to Congo Square. As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when at least for half a day they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans. Here they were free to set up an open market, sing, dance, and play music. They were free to forget their cares, their struggles, and their oppression. This story chronicles slaves' duties each day, from chopping logs on Mondays to baking bread on Wednesdays to plucking hens on Saturday, and builds to the freedom of Sundays and the special experience of an afternoon spent in Congo Square. This book will have a forward from Freddi Williams Evans (freddievans.com), a historian and Congo Square expert, as well as a glossary of terms with pronunciations and definitions. AWARDS: A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016 A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016: Nonfiction Starred reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and The Horn Book Magazine
  • Other categories, genre or collection: People & Places, Multiculturalism, History Books for Kids, Nonfiction History Books for Kids
  • Download servers: Tresorit, Google Drive, MEGA, Dropbox, S42Transfer, Microsoft OneDrive. Compressed in ZIP, BZ2, AZW3, RAR, CBZ, TAR.BZ, XZ
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 20.48 USD
  • Dimensions: 224x284x10mm
  • Weight: 408g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York

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