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Jordan is going to join a gang. But just as he's about to start his future with the Cobras, his past calls him back. Way back--to the nineteenth-century, where he meets his ancestors and gets a bitter taste of what life was like for them as slaves. Jordan must live with the constant threat of the whip's lash. His journey back in time will strike a chord with any young person who has felt trapped by hard times and difficult choices.

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Jordan is joining a gang, and as he is about to start his future with the Cobras, his past calls him back — way back to the 19th century where he meets his ancestors and gets a bitter taste of what life was like for them as slaves.

About the Author

Arvella Whitmore's children's novels include The Bread Winner, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies. She and her husband reside in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141303192
Editor:
Peskin, Joy
Author:
Peskin, Joy
Author:
Whitmore, Arvella
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Social Situations - Violence
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Violence
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 1996/101
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.80x5.04x.51 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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