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2 edition of Walking home to Rosie Lee found in the catalog.

Walking home to Rosie Lee

A. LaFaye

Walking home to Rosie Lee

by A. LaFaye

  • 264 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Freedmen,
  • History,
  • African Americans,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    At the end of the Civil War, young Gabe meets many other former slaves getting a feel for freedom whose kindness helps him in his quest to find his mother, who was sold away.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby A. LaFaye ; illustrated by Keith D. Shepherd
    ContributionsShepherd, Keith D., ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.L1413 Wal 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25176083M
    ISBN 109781933693972
    LC Control Number2010037397

    LaFaye hopes Walking Home to Rosie Lee will honor all those African American families who struggled to reunite at the end of the Civil War and will pay her respects to those who banded together through the long struggle for freedom. She is the author of the Scott O'Dell Award-winning novel Worth and lives in Tennessee with her daughter Adia.   WALKING HOME TO ROSIE LEE offers young readers a glimpse into a journey made by many African Americans trying to find their loved ones following the Civil War and emancipation of slaves. A. LaFaye tells the story in an authentic southern voice, with an emotional arc that tugs at the heart.

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