“We free now, baby,” mama whispers as we bounce and sway
with the wagon’s twists and turns over roads of clay
through the land that oppressed us
to a new world, a brand new day.
The dynamic author/illustrator team of Toyomi Igus and Michele Wood has come together again to produce I See the Rhythm of Gospel, a sequel to the Coretta Scott King Award-winning I See the Rhythm. Readers of all ages will be captivated by this informative and inspirational blend of poetry, art, and music that relates the history of gospel music as reflected through the journey of African Americans from their arrival as slaves in America to the election of our first black president, Barack Obama. Download and start listening now!