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Snatched from the docks of New Orleans, thirteen-year-old Jessie is thrown aboard a slave ship where he must play his fife so that captured slaves will "dance," and keep their muscles strong and their bodies profitable. <P><BR>Jessie is sickened by the horrible practices of the slave business. But they are nothing compared to the one final horror that Jessie will witness. Can the cruelty be stopped? And will it be too late when it does?

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Snatched from the docks of New Orleans, 13-year-old Jessie is thrown aboard a slave ship where he is sickened by the horrible practices of the slave business. But they are nothing compared to the one final horror that Jessie will witness. Can the cruelty be stopped before its too late?

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lovergirl#1, May 25, 2009 (view all comments by lovergirl#1)
This is an amazing book filled with history about the slave trade and wonderful fictional characters that seem so real.
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I hated this book
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440404026
ill.:
Keith, Eros,
Publisher:
Yearling
Author:
Fox, Paula
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Historical - Other
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Slave-trade
Subject:
Slave trade -- Fiction.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Copyright:
Series:
Yearling Newbery
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
December 1990
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
"RL: 5.9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.66x5.13x.42 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , Snatched from the docks of New Orleans, 13-year-old Jessie is thrown aboard a slave ship where he is sickened by the horrible practices of the slave business. But they are nothing compared to the one final horror that Jessie will witness. Can the cruelty be stopped before its too late?
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