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One Small Blue Bead Byrd Baylor

One Small Blue Bead

Byrd Baylor

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A band of men sat huddled in a caveWhere coals of fire glowed warm and red.Boy lay curled on a bed of leavesBut he sat up when an old man said:This thought keeps spinning in my head.There must be caves just like our ownSomewhereAnd other axes madeMoreA band of men sat huddled in a caveWhere coals of fire glowed warm and red.Boy lay curled on a bed of leavesBut he sat up when an old man said:This thought keeps spinning in my head.There must be caves just like our ownSomewhereAnd other axes made of stoneSomewhereAnd other men like me.Though only Boy shares his dream, the old man leaves the tribe to search for what the world may hold. Boy does the old mans work in his absence and watches hopefully for his return...For any good thingCan happen whenThe world is full ofTribes of menWho know that they have brothers.First published in 1965 and long out of print, Byrd Baylors powerful story is newly illustrated with Ronald Himlers vigorous yet tender pictures.