Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt 2013 Marks The 20th Anniversary Of Sweet Clara And The Freedom Quilt As A Seamstress In The Big House, Clara Dreams Of A Reunion With Her Momma, Who Lives On Another Plantation And Even Of Running Away To Freedom Then She Overhears Two Slaves Talking About The Underground Railroad In A Flash Of Inspiration, Clara Sees How She Can Use The Cloth In Her Scrap Bag To Make A Map Of The Land A Freedom Quilt That No Master Will Ever Suspect. This story is a work of Historical Fiction and a picturebook designed for children P A This was a great children s book about a young girl who learned to sew and created a quilt that became a map to get to the Underground Railroad Though it took her a great deal of time to complete the quilt it became her map and a map for so many people to get to the Underground Railroad and to their freedom.I really enjoyed reading this story It s a great story of determination and can really encourage chil This story is a work of Historical Fiction and a picturebook designed for children P A This was a great children s book about a young girl who learned to sew and created a quilt th
In this story, Sweet Clara is taken away from her mother and sold to work in another plantation in the fields She hates it and wants to go back to her mother, and she promised a friend she met that she would one day make it back to her mom Clara eventually gets to work inside the masters house and overhears a conversation about runaway slaves She hears about the underground railroad and decides she wants to make a map to get all the way to Canada to get to freedom She decides she will make a In this story, Sweet Clara is taken away from her mother and sold to work in another plantation in the fields She hates it and wants to go back to her mother, and she promised a friend she met that she would one day make it back to her mom Clara eventually gets to work inside the masters house and overhears a conversation about runaway slaves She hears about the underground railroad and decides she wants to make a map to get all the way to Canada to get to freedom She decides she will make a map out of the quilt to try and escape.The artistic quality in this book was amazing It depicted life back then as it would have been and the illustrations were spot on in color and exactness I loved the way the illustrations bled and how well thought out they were Overall, I believe this is a well written and illustrated story to teach kids about slavery and the tough conditions that they went through I
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is a story all about the life of an African American girl, and her hardships that are presented to her during slavery During her early years as a slave, Clara and her mother became separated due to different buyers At her new plantation, Clara meets a woman that becomes as close to family as her own aunts and uncles Aunt Rachel attempts to protect Clara from the harsh conditions of working in the field, and lands her a job inside the Big House of the planta Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is a story all about the life of an African American girl, and her hardships that are presented to her during slavery During her early years as a slave, Clara and her mother became separated due to different buyers At her new plantation, Clara meets a woman that becomes as close to family as her own aunts a
Title Sweet Clara and the Freedom QuiltAuthor Deborah HopkinsonIllustrator James RansomePublisher Dragonfly BooksDate 1995Grade Level 3Lexile 680LPages 40Guided Reading Level SGenre Historical fictionSummary This is a great multicultural historical fiction book Clara is a little girl that is sent from one plantation to another and forced to leave her mother It is a very emotional book based on a tough time in history The main character creates a quilt that ends up being a map to fr Title Sweet Clara and the Freedom QuiltAuthor Deborah HopkinsonIllustrator James RansomePublisher Dragonfly BooksDate 1995Grade Level 3Lexile 680LPages 40Guided Reading Level SGenre Historical fictionSummary This is a great multicultural historical fiction book Clara is a little girl that is sent from one plantation to another and forced to leave her mother It is a very emotional book based on a tough time in history The main character creates a quilt that ends up being a map to freedom I would definitely use this book as a teacher because it is talking about a real time in history Since students may either have no understanding of it or very little, this book is a great way to show them a character their age that they can better understand Teaching Ideas This would be a great book to build a unit around considering the history that comes with it Students can rese
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is an historical fiction picture book based on the true,little known chapter in African American history the Underground Railroad 11 year old Clara is separated from her mother and sent to be a field hand on a large plantation When her sewing provesvaluable than her field work, Clara is moved inside the Big House There she hears stories from other slaves describing freedom by way of the Underground Railroad Clara s sewing of patches on a blue blank Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is an historical fiction picture book based on the true,little known chapter in African American history the Underground Railroad 11 year old Clara is separated from her mother and sent to be a field hand on a large plantation When her sewing provesvaluable than her field work, Clara is moved inside the Big House There she hears stories from other slaves describing freedom by way of the Underground
This is a little dense for the usual picture book crowd, but older kids might be too sad that Aunt Rachel is unable to reach freedom As an adult I enjoyed the story and thought it was a good way to introduce the concep
Clara uses the power of community and creativity to sew a quilt that leads her back to her mother and to the Underground Railroad. excellent for discussion after reading about revolutionist sojourner truth Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is about a young slave named Clara who gets separated from her mother and works on a different plantation She works hard day after day and is always to exhausted or too depressed to eat or drink One day, an older slave woman, Aunt Rachel, teaches Clara how to sew so she can work inside the house rather than in the field Clara likes working inside the house because she is aroundpeople like the cooks and maids She overhears one of the cooks talking about Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt is about a young slave named Clara who gets separated from her mother and works on a different plantation She works hard day after day and is always to exhausted or too depressed to eat or drink One day, an older slave woman, Aunt Rachel, teaches Clara how to sew so she can work inside the house rather than in the field Cl
Clara starts as a field hand, sold away from her mother But, the aunt who takes her under her wing teaches her to sew and she gets a house job She uses the talk she hears to create a map of the area on a quilt she stitches from scraps Then, that map is what she uses to es

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  • Paperback
  • 40 pages
  • Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
  • Deborah Hopkinson
  • English
  • 22 February 2017
  • 0679874720