Freedom in Congo Square
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A great introduction for young children to this sad chapter in American history, Freedom in Congo Square is definitely a conversation starter.
The subject of slavery is handled in an age-appropriate way, yet it highlights the artist expression of hope that sustained slaves.
2017 Caldecott Honor winner
2017 Coretta Scott King Honor winner for illustration
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2016
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016: Nonfiction
|Author||Carole Boston Weatherford|
|Illustrator||R. Gregory Christie|
|For Ages||4 to 8 years|
|Awards||Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Honor, Charlotte Zolotow Award|
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