The Great Migration: Journey To The North

The Great Migration: Journey To The North

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When Eloise Greenfield was four months old, her family moved from their home in Parmele, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C. Before Jan Spivey Gilchrist was born, her mother moved from Arkansas and her father moved from Mississippi. Both settled in Chicago, Illinois. Though none of them knew it at the time, they had all become part of the Great Migration. In this collection of poems and collage artwork, award winners Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist gracefully depict the experiences of families like their own, who found the courage to leave their homes behind and make new lives for themselves elsewhere.

ISBN: 9780061259210

Published Date: January 1, 2010

Publisher: Amistad Press

Language: English

Size: 11.30" l x 9.26" w x 0.35" h

Age Classification: Ages 3 to 5