Circle Unbroken by Margot T. Raven

This story of the preservation of the art of the sweetgrass baskets of the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry spirals through time

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A grandmother begins the story, "Now, you've asked me, child, how I come to sew....." and the reader is swept into the lives of grandmother and granddaughter.  Teaching and learning about basket making, about the generations-old craft in Africa, about being stolen away to a slave ship. 

With powerful images by E.B. Lewis, this story of the preservation of the art of the sweetgrass baskets of the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry spirals through time ...it's a rich story of a craft, a culture and a people. Thoughtfully researched, the book includes historical details and a selected bibliography.   A wonderful read for children and adults alike.  Hardcover; 45 pages; full color.

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Circle Unbroken by Margot T. Raven