Friday, May 21, 2010
Written by: Nancy I. Sanders
Illustrated by: E.B. Lewis
Soft cover: 36 pages
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Published: September 2007
Without the steadfast belief of abolitionists to end slavery the United States of America would not be what it is today. D is for Drinking Gourd – An African American Alphabet brings forth the journey of freedom and accomplishments through the alphabet and rhyme. Each keyword featured is accompanied with a historical description to the particular era, teaching about this pivotal time in American history.
From abolitionists to Zion the reader will find themselves soaking up all that history has to offer in this delightful combination of history and illustrations.
The mesmerizing words of Nancy Sanders and awe inspiring illustrations of E.B. Lewis will have you reading D is for Drinking Gourd – An African American Alphabet over and over again. Run, don’t walk and purchase your copy today to find out what is in between A and Z.
Visit Nancy Sanders at http://www.nancyisanders.com/ to learn more about her fascinating writing career.
Visit the colorful world of illustrator, E.B Lewis at: http://www.eblewis.com/illustration/eblewis.html