Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.
- ISBN: 9780394869254
- Published: 2009 , Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Themes: African American, Folktales and Fairytales, Magic, Retelling Stories, Slaves and slavery
- Descriptors: Folklore and Fairy Tales, Intermediate (ages 9-14), United States
- No. of pages: 192