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The Resource Let my people go : Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16, by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome

Let my people go : Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16, by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome

Label
Let my people go : Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16
Title
Let my people go
Title remainder
Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16
Statement of responsibility
by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this fictional account, the daughter of a free black man who worked as a blacksmith in Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800s recalls the stories from the Bible that her father shared with her, relating them to the experiences of African Americans
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKissack, Pat
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M478693
LC item number
Le 1998
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKissack, Fredrick
  • Ransome, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Freedmen
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Bible stories
  • Christian fiction
  • Charleston (S.C.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Let my people go : Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16, by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Anne Schwartz book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Charlotte's introduction -- Something wonderful out of nothing: the creation -- Making choices: the fall and Cain and Abel -- The big water: Noah and the flood -- A love worth waiting for: Jacob and Rachel -- How can you forgive: the story of Joseph -- God will not hold with wrong: Moses and the exodus -- Your God is my God: Ruth and Naomi -- To slay a giant: David and Goliath -- What do you pray for?: the wisdom of Solomon -- No greater love: Queen Esther -- A change of heart: the story of Joseph -- By faith: Daniel the prophet -- Chain of faith, hope, and love: the book of proverbs
Control code
ocm36865694
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 134 p.
Isbn
9780689808562
Lccn
97019983 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABU-8066
Label
Let my people go : Bible stories told by a free man of color to his daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-16, by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by James Ransome
Publication
Note
"An Anne Schwartz book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Charlotte's introduction -- Something wonderful out of nothing: the creation -- Making choices: the fall and Cain and Abel -- The big water: Noah and the flood -- A love worth waiting for: Jacob and Rachel -- How can you forgive: the story of Joseph -- God will not hold with wrong: Moses and the exodus -- Your God is my God: Ruth and Naomi -- To slay a giant: David and Goliath -- What do you pray for?: the wisdom of Solomon -- No greater love: Queen Esther -- A change of heart: the story of Joseph -- By faith: Daniel the prophet -- Chain of faith, hope, and love: the book of proverbs
Control code
ocm36865694
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vii, 134 p.
Isbn
9780689808562
Lccn
97019983 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ABU-8066

Library Locations

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