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Follow the Drinking Gourd
by Winter, Jeanette
The story of a group of slaves' escape on the underground railroad by following directions from the song "follow the drinking gourd."
African American History,
- Age Group Early Elementary: K-3
- Book Type Fiction
- Publisher Dragonfly Books, 1998, New York, NY
- Caldecott Medal
- Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
- Newberry Medal
- Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
- Coretta Scott King Award
- Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
- Golden Kite Award
- Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
- Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
- Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.