A Young Reader’s History of Congo Square
Written by: Freddi Williams Evans
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press, 2017
Come Sunday provides an engaging account of Congo Square and the African presence in New Orleans through culturally relevant content paired with over 130 images and primary documents. These sources provide close-up views of life during the time of the Antebellum Sunday gatherings in Congo Square. Readers are able to analyze, compare, think critically, and discuss content, which develops a deeper understanding of history and how it impacts the world today.
Book Awards & Recognitions
Bronze Medal Winner, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2018
Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Award, 2018
Nominee, 2017 Humanities Book of the Year, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities