Written by Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrated by Hudson Talbott
Show Ways are quilts that were once made to be secret maps for slaves trying to escape to freedom. The book shows the tradition of making Show Ways and how it is passed on from mother to daughter through the generations. This book provides a strong reminder of how important it is for us to not forget where we came from and those who came before us. These amazing quilts show the road which our ancestors traveled in order to obtain the freedom that we now hold dear! Read more >>
Originally posted on June 19, 2017.