An authentic and powerful account of slavery and how a handmade quilt helps a little girl leave home for freedom.
With a poet's keen ear, Tonya Hegamin tells the account of a little girl whose mother is a secret agent on the Underground Railroad. Before sending her daughter north to freedom, the mother sews a quilt for her daughter, not only to guide her with its symbols of moss and the north star, but also to remind her always that the smiling girl in the center of the quilt is "most loved in all the world." Strikingly illustrated in unique textile collaging and expressive acrylic paintings.
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Tonya Cherie Hegamin decided that she would be a writer when she was eight years old. Between then and now, she has also been a social worker, an educator, a vintage clothing vendor, a vegan soul food caterer, and the program director of a poetry retreat. Tonya is a graduate of Cave Canem and a native of Pennsylvania.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. None. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0618419039
Book Description HMH Books for Young Readers, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110618419039
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