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Follow The Drinking Gourd



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Follow the Drinking Gourd
By Jeanette Winter
Age 3-7 years

Story with song (melody and lyrics). This well-known song is expanded into a history of escape on the underground railroad. Includes notes about the story, what is a drinking gourd, finding the north star, and secret names for people with the underground railroad. Beautifully illustrated.

This book is also featured in a Reading Rainbow DVD, item 852819, available separately.


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It is a great book for when we talk about slaves and how they escaped to the north. It helps integrate Social Studies into the music curriculum.
Tracy G on Feb 18, 2013
Perfect companion to a study of spirituals.
Victoria S on Dec 27, 2011
Teaching a Music for Elementary Core Ed. Majors at Eastern Michigan Univ."
Lorelei Z on Nov 16, 2012

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