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An African-American family moves to Kansas after the Civil War to create a new life.
February, prairie, westward expansion, nineteenth century, slavery, 1800s, African-American, African American, Civil War, African American history, Black, African-American History Month, slave, black history month, African American History Month, migration, 19th Century, war between the states, Confederate, Black History
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which
promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.
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