I Have Heard of a Land

Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol,Cooper, Floyd
Publisher: HarperCollins
Category: Picture Books, Children's Fiction, Children's General Story Books, Historical, Nonfiction History Books for Kids
Age Group: 5-9
Book Format: Paperback

I have heard of a land

Where the imagination has no fences

Where what is dreamed one night

Is accomplished the next day

In the late 1880s, signs went up all around America - land was free in the Oklahoma territory. And it was free to everyone: Whites, Blacks, men and women alike. All one needed to stake a claim was hope and courage, strength and perseverance. Thousands of pioneers, many of them African-Americans newly freed from slavery, headed west to carve out a new life in the Oklahoma soil.

Drawing upon her own family history, National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Thomas has crafted an unforgettable anthem to these brave and determned people from America's past. Richly illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award honoree Floyd Cooper, I Have Heard of a Land is a glorious tribute to the Afrian-American pioneer spirit.

00-01 Sequoyah Children's Book Award Masterlist


SKU BK-9780064436175
Barcode # 9780064436175
Brand HarperCollins
Artist / Author Thomas, Joyce Carol, Cooper, Floyd
Shipping Weight 0.1300kg
Shipping Width 15.800m
Shipping Height 0.400m
Shipping Length 23.200m

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