Bibliographic Information: Weatherford, C. B. (2016). Freedom in Congo square. United States: Little Bee Books.

Annotation: This story is about the slaves in New Orleans counting down the grueling days till they can congregate in Congo square where they are free to dance, sing, and play music.

Genre: Nonfiction

Grade level: 3rd-5th

Readers who will like this book: Readers who are interested in African American History and diverse literature would like this book.

Personal response and rating: 5/5 This story is informative in telling the few ways that African Americans

Text dependent question: What was done on Wednesdays?

 

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