This Is the Rope

This Is the Rope

A Story From the Great Migration

Book - 2013
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A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration
Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013]
ISBN: 9780399239861
0399239863
Branch Call Number: PIC Woodson
Characteristics: 1 volume unpaged ; color illustrations, 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Ransome, James - Illustrator

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A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.


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Nethpahanya
Nov 29, 2015

It is a lovely book with amazing illustrations.

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wmtlady
Jan 11, 2015

What a great book to share with your kids or grandkids, opening up a moment for discussion about some past experience that might link both of you.

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bookBrook
Nov 14, 2014

My three kids loved this book. (all 5 and under). I loved this book. Everyone has a history.

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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An intergenerational tale that follows a family as they move from rural South Carolina to Brooklyn.

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JulieT584
Oct 07, 2013

Rope is a nice object metaphor in this book. The story is about generations of a family, and the rope shows the connection that "ties" them together. Lovely and full of heart.

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Nov 14, 2014

bookBrook thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over

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