Written by Walter Dean Myers
Illustrated by Christopher Myers
Through the poetry of blues lyrics, bits and pieces of the African American experience from the end of slavery through the beginning of the civil rights movement is shared in this book. A remarkable tribute is paired with beautifully striking artwork. Also included is a time line of the history of the blues and a glossary explaining some of the words in the blues lyrics found within the text. Read more >>
Originally posted on February 4, 2021.