Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town : Based on the History of the African American Pioneer Settlement
by A. LaFaye and Nicole Tadgell


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When Dede sees a notice offering land to black people in Kansas, her family decides to give up their life of sharecropping to become homesteading pioneers in the Midwest. Inspired by the true story of Nicodemus, Kansas, a town founded in the late 1870s by Exodusters--former slaves leaving the Jim Crow South in search of a new beginning--this fictional story follows Dede and her parents as they set out to stake and secure a claim, finally allowing them to have a home to call their own.

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Overview

When Dede sees a notice offering land to black people in Kansas, her family decides to give up their life of sharecropping to become homesteading pioneers in the Midwest. Inspired by the true story of Nicodemus, Kansas, a town founded in the late 1870s by Exodusters--former slaves leaving the Jim Crow South in search of a new beginning--this fictional story follows Dede and her parents as they set out to stake and secure a claim, finally allowing them to have a home to call their own.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807525357
  • ISBN-10: 0807525359
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Publish Date: January 2019
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-8
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.3 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - 19th Century

 
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