Friday, May 21, 2010

Book Review ~ D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet

Title: D is for Drinking Gourd – An African American Alphabet

Written by: Nancy I. Sanders

Illustrated by: E.B. Lewis

Soft cover: 36 pages

Ages: 4-8

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 13:978-1585362936

Published: September 2007

Price: $7.95

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.

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1 comment:

  1. Love this book. Nancy does such a wonderful job of entertaining while educating. Thanks for sharing.


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