Freedom Songs: A Tale of the Underground Railroad (Graphic Flash Graphic Novels)



Freedom Songs: A Tale of the Underground Railroad (Graphic Flash Graphic Novels)Fourteen Year Old Sarah Is A Slave In Maryland During The 1850s She Knows Her Only Chance At Freedom Is To Head North, Where Slavery Is Illegal To Get There, Though, Sarah Needs Help From Members Of The Underground Railroad But Who Can She Trust

Trina Robbins is an American comics artist and writer She was an early and influential participant in the underground comix movement, and one of the few female artists in underground comix when she started Her first comics were printed in the East Village Other She later joined the staff of a feminist underground newspaper It Ain t Me, Babe, with whom she produced the first all woman comic book titled It Ain t Me Babe She became increasingly involved in creating outlets for and promoting female comics artists, through projects such as the comics anthology Wimmen s Comix She was also the penciller on Wonder Woman for a time in the 80s Trina has worked on an adaptation of Sax Rohmer s Dope for Eclipse Comics and GoGirl with artist Anne Timmons for Image Comics.Trina designed Vampirella s costume for Forrest Ackerman and Jim Warren.In addition to her comics work, Robbins is an author of non fiction books, including several with an emphasis on the history of women in cartooning.She is the first of the three Ladies of the Canyon in Joni Mitchell s classic song from the album of the same name.Trina Robbins won a Special Achievement Award from the San Diego Comic Con in 1989 for her work on Strip AIDS U.S.A., a benefit book that she co edited with Bill Sienkiewicz and Robert Triptow.

[Reading] ➷ Freedom Songs: A Tale of the Underground Railroad (Graphic Flash Graphic Novels) By Trina Robbins – Heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 49 pages
  • Freedom Songs: A Tale of the Underground Railroad (Graphic Flash Graphic Novels)
  • Trina Robbins
  • English
  • 05 September 2019
  • 1434204456

10 thoughts on “Freedom Songs: A Tale of the Underground Railroad (Graphic Flash Graphic Novels)

  1. Brent says:

    This is a charming small book, a chapter book for early readers, with illustrations that forward the narrative with word balloons as in comics and graphic novels But the story is primarily told in text, useful for those beginning readers and libraries that must serve families with reading requirements Though fictional, the protagonist meets real figures and forces from history in a successful escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad Good stuff, from a publisher I had not seen before And This is a charming small book, a chapter book for early readers, with illustrations that forward the narrative with word balloons as in comics and graphic novels But the story is primarily told in text, useful for those beginning readers and libraries that must serve families with reading requirements Though fictional, the protagonist meets real figures and forces from history in a successful escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad Good stuff, from a publisher I had not seen before And I will read anything by Trina Robbins

  2. Amber says:

    This book was a quick read for me It was similar to some of the graphic novels that they have in the library at the school It had some cartoons in it, but it was not a complete graphic novel like we just read This book talked about about this slave girl during the Civil War and how she ran away from her owners because they were going to beat her for not doing what she was supposed to do It describes the hard time of hiding and living on the Underground Railroad and it gives a brief look into This book was a quick read for me It was similar to some of the graphic novels that they have in the library at the school It had some cartoons in it, but it was not a complete graphic novel like we just read This book talked about about this slave girl during the Civil War and how she ran away from her owners because they were going to beat her for not doing what she was supposed to do It describes the hard time of hiding and living on the Underground Railroad and it gives a brief look into how her life was up north The end of the book has a twist on it

  3. Claudia Naranjo says:

    This book was recommended to me by one of my 5th grade students She told me I can read this book a million times I love it she was so excited while talking about this book that I decided I should read it too Well, I have to say that I enjoyed it a lot I like the idea how the author, Trina Robbins, present the story based on such important history events I think that many students could enjoy this book

  4. Nael P. says:

    it was a great book based on the time of the slaves

  5. San Frazier says:

    I love underground railroad stories and this was a very short kid friendly version that I technically read for myself but to my daughter.

  6. Nicki says:

    One girls tale on the Underground Railroad Easy read with a graphic novel component to it.

  7. Gg says:

    I love this book it was great I really recommend it to people that has nt read it.

  8. Rederick Redd says:

    I think this book is ok because the author uses realistic material for fiction That really caught my attention, and the way the author gives information about the charaters in this book.

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