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"Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town" by A. LaFaye

 

NicoysbookcoverDede’s family has a dream of living in a place where they could own their own land. So when the government opens up parts of Kansas for African Americans to settle and farm, Dede’s family starts to save the money they need to join the new settlement of Nicodemus. But it’s hard living on the prairie. Will they be able to make it?

 

"Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town" by A. LaFaye is a picture book about a part of pioneer history that is often overlooked.

 

--Andrea W., Youth Services