Based on African-American folktales told in the South during the plantation era, a collection of stories originally gathered by journalist Martha Young pays tribute to the human spirit in the face of terrible hardship.
- ISBN: 9780590473729
- Published: 1996 , Blue Sky Press
- Themes: African American, Birds, Folktales and Fairytales, Slaves and slavery
- Descriptors: Folklore and Fairy Tales, Intermediate (ages 9-14), United States
- No. of pages: 72