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An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of SUNRISE OVER FALLUJA in hardcover.

"Those shackles didn't rob us of being black, son, they robbed us of being human."

This is the story of one family. A family whose history saw its first ancestor captured, shackled, and brought to this country from Africa. A family who can still see remnants of the shackles that held some of its members captive — even today. It is a story of pride, determination, struggle, and love. And of the piece of the land that holds them together throughout it all.

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One of the best reviewed books of 1994, the Newbery author's novel follows five generations of one African-American family from Africa to a South Carolina plantation through the Civil War, the end of segregation and beyond, to a moving finale, when a young drug-addicted cousin is brought home to the glory field for a day of reunion and renewal.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780590458986
Author:
Myers, Walter Dean
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Family -- Fiction.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
African Americans
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Series Volume:
548
Publication Date:
19960101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , One of the best reviewed books of 1994, the Newbery author's novel follows five generations of one African-American family from Africa to a South Carolina plantation through the Civil War, the end of segregation and beyond, to a moving finale, when a young drug-addicted cousin is brought home to the glory field for a day of reunion and renewal.
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