Saturday Children’s Story Hour

This is the Rope dust jacket

Travel across time and visit different parts of the world through the magic of reading. Our books acquaint us with people, places, and events, (both real and fictional) that shape our understanding of African Americans, others in the African diaspora, and peoples of the African continent.

Jacqueline Woodson, author of This is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration, narrates how a rope—used as a toy/game and a functional tool—became a part of young girl’s family’s history. (September 21)


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African American Museum & Library at Oakland

659 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 637-0200