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7 edition of January"s sparrow found in the catalog.

January"s sparrow

by Patricia Polacco

  • 93 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Underground Railroad -- Fiction,
  • Slavery -- Fiction,
  • Fugitive slaves -- Fiction,
  • Freedom -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Fiction,
  • African Americans -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After a fellow slave is beaten to death, Sadie and her family flee the plantation for freedom through the Underground Railroad.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Polacco.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P75186 Jan 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22842552M
    ISBN 109780399250774
    LC Control Number2008052726

    Using the back cover, the flap inside the book, the author's notes at the end of the book are all good places a reader can use to understand the setting and time period in historical fiction. First, I will demo how to ret up RRN with title of book and date, and I will label three post-its: Who: When: Where.   After discussing the lesson with two professors (Thanks Syd and Diane!) I decided to have the children do an editorial writing on a excerpt from the book "January's Sparrow" written by Patricia Polacco. This book presents the injustices that slaves were forced to live with and reasons why they decided to travel on the dangerous Underground.

      I picked up January’s Sparrow by Patricia Polacco from the library yesterday and I cannot think of a better way to start the season that we remember so many who have paved the way for change for the better with their blood.. Patricia Polacco’s books never disappoint, but when I saw this cover I just gasped at it’s beauty. I cannot imagine that she did not do the illustrations for this. Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by January. Through the Underground Railroad, the Crosswhites make the slow and arduous journey /5().

    January's Sparrow was an amazing account of the effects slavery had on people. It's a time period that many people tend to push to the side because it is painful to uncover. However, Palacco is no stranger to teaching us about the tough stuff and her story-telling leaves you with a feeling as if you were there. JANUARY’S SPARROW. by Patricia Polacco & illustrated by Patricia Polacco. Age Range: 9 Be the first to discover new talent! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


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This item: January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco Hardcover $ In Stock. Ships from and sold by Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine Hardcover $ In by: 2. January's Sparrow is an intense children's book following a family of runaway slaves in their journey from Kentucky to Marshall, Michigan.

Patricia Polacco spares few details as she depicts the atrocities of slavery and the perils that so guarded the gates of freedom for runaways/5.

Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by January. Through the Underground Railroad, the Crosswhites make the slow and arduous journey to Marshall, Michigan, where they finally live in : Penguin Young Readers Group.

In the middle of the night, The Crosswhites?including young Sadie?must flee the Kentucky plantation they work on. Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by January.

It is January's sparrow, with a note that Januarys sparrow book, "I found you."How the Crosswhites, and the whole town of Marshall, face this threat will leave readers empowered and enthralled.

This is a Polacco adventure that will live in the minds of children for years. January's Sparrow, by Patricia Polacco is a heart warming historical Nonfiction picture book beginning four years before the Civil War.

The Crosswhite family were slaves in /5(14). "January's Sparrow" by Patricia Polacco January’s Sparrow is an vividly illustrated, almost page picture book dedicated to the Crosswhite family, a slave family who Januarys sparrow book north in the ’s to Marshall, Michigan.

January Crosswhite was adopted into the Crosswhite family after he was sold away from his mother as a young child. January’s Sparrow is a book by Patricia Polacco that tells the true story of the Crosswhite family, who were enslaved on a Kentucky plantation, and their journey to freedom.

Told by January, the adopted son of the Crosswhites, it is primarily about Sadie, the youngest child. January's Sparrow Patricia Polacco, Author and Illustrator Philomel Books, Fiction, Suitable for Ages: Themes: African-American, Slavery, Fugitives, Underground Railroad, Freedom Opening/Synopsis: "Sadie, the youngest Crosswhite, shuddered when she saw the paddy rollers thunder into the slave yard on their horses, draggin' a runaway on the end of a rope behind them.

January's Sparrow. Summary: After seeing their friend brutally killed ten-year old Sadie and her family decide they must leave the slave plantation they live at and set along the underground railroad for the North.

Suggested Delivery: Depending on what grade and. review 1: When my grand daughter excitedly told me that her fifth grade class was reading this book, she used this as a teaching/reading lesson to me.

She loves to pretend she is a teacher, and I loved listening to the inflection and excitement in her voice as she read January's Sparrow with/to vivid illustrations, Polacco begins the book with the injustice of, and brutal beating of.

Patricia Polacco's picture book January's Sparrow is a work of historical fiction - a story based on real events - that helps us study that history.

Book Summary In the middle of the night, The Crosswhites—including young Sadie—must flee the Kentucky plantation they work on.

Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by January. January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco - Duration: Brown Brother's Books 1, views.

Just in Time Abraham Lincoln 1 - Duration: Pachion Carlson 2, views. View all online retailers Find local retailers. Patricia Polacco's most powerful book since Pink and and Say. A beautifully written and illustrated story by noted children's author Patricia Polacco. January's Sparrow is a story about a slave family's midnight escape from the planatation they slave on in Kentucky to their final destination in Michigan.

The young daughter, Sadie, leaves her favorite Read more. “January's Sparrow is an intimate and engrossing true story of the horrors and occasional happiness of slave families just before emancipation.

While this is a childrens' book, it is not for the faint of heart.” — Judy Mathys, Family Book Shop, Deland, FL. About January’s Sparrow. Patricia Polacco’s most powerful book since Pink and Say. In the middle of the night, The Crosswhites?including young Sadie?must flee the Kentucky plantation they work on.

Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco. 9 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Movie; Name Pronunciation with Patricia Polacco; Grade; ; Genre; Realistic Fiction; Cultural Area; African American.

January's Sparrow by Patricia Polacco This beautifully formatted books tells the poignant story of slaves scaping on the Undeground Railway. While having longer text, the pictures in every page will lend to a great read-aloud. The story is easily accessible to younger elementary students, while still maintaining the integrity of the story and.

January’s Sparrow is a true story about determination, courage, freedom, and love. After being told that their boys were going to be sold, the Crosswhite family decides to runaway from the plantation that they have been working on as slaves. The family leaves behind everything they know for .Activities for this book: 1.

Use sticky notes to annotate things that interest you as you read. 2. Writing prompt: Describe something that someone has given you that was special.

3. Make a list of your emotions throughout this story and give the page number beside each. 4. Book Overview. Patricia Polacco's most powerful book since Pink and Say. In the middle of the night, The Crosswhites'including young Sadie'must flee the Kentucky plantation they work on.

Dear January has been beaten and killed by the plantation master, and they fear who may be next. But Sadie must leave behind her most valuable possession, the wooden sparrow carved for her by by: 2.