In the Land of Milk and Honey
by Joyce Carol Thomas (Author) and Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
Booktalk: This is the true story of author Joyce Carol Thomas’s trip from Oklahoma to California in 1948, when she moved there as a girl. During that time, many people went west, drawn by warmth and possibility, reflected in the people of all cultures and ethnicities who started a new life there.
I ease myself back in the window seat
and breathe in
as the train breathes out
We’re on our way!
On our way
to the Land of Milk and Honey
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