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This Is the Rope A Story from the Great Migration

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ISBN-10: 0425288943

ISBN-13: 9780425288948

Edition: 2017

Authors: Jacqueline Woodson, James Ransome

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Jacqueline Woodson--New York Times Bestselling, National Book Award and Newbery Honor winning author--writes a rich story of a family adapting to change as they hold on to the past and embrace the future. With Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator James Ransome. During the time of the Great Migration, millions of African American families relocated from the South, seeking better opportunities. The story of one family's journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope will become part of her family's history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used for everything…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 8/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 7.24" wide x 11.06" long x 0.08" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 12, 1963 and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York. She received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University in 1985. She is a full-time writer and her books include Miracle's Boys, which won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 and After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers and Show Way, which won Newbery Honors. Her other awards include the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.