A Band of Angels
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save for Fisk University.
Racial Diversity; Race Discrimination; racism; segregation
Golden Kite Award, 2000, Award Book, Picture Book Text
Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 2000, Honor Book, Picture Book
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2000, Honor Book, Stories for Adolescent Listeners
slavery; choir; singing; story; education; working; school; money; songs; popular; traveling
Hopkinson, Deborah, "A Band of Angels" (1999). Diverse Families. 2022.