The Quilts of Gee's Bend

The Quilts of Gee's Bend

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"Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created ... quilts. In the only photo-essay book about the quilts of Gee's Bend for children, ... Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this ... group of women and their unique quilting traditions"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
ISBN: 9781419721311
1419721313
Characteristics: 56 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 26 x 27 cm

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cmlibrary_rkimray Feb 12, 2018

The inspiring story of a group of women carrying on the tradition of their ancestors, creating striking quilt designs meant to provide warmth, teach history, and strengthen community. The book includes large photographs of their work and a simple instruction page so that readers can try piecing their own quilt blocks. Pair this nonfiction book with the picture book "Stitchin' and Pullin': a Gee's Bend quilt" by Pat McKissack.

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