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ISBN10: 0439567068
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This 24th book in the highly-regarded series explores an important aspect of America history often overlooked in textbooks.

It is hard to imagine that, once, a person in America could be "owned" by another person. But from the time the colonies were settled in the 1600s until the end of the Civil War in 1865, millions of black people were bought and sold like goods.

Where did the slaves come from? Where did they live when they were brought to this country? What kind of work did they do? With compassion and respect for the enslaved, this book answers questions children might have about this dismal era in American history.

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summer143, February 22, 2011 (view all comments by summer143)
The title of the book is very clear yet seem to have dual meanings. In the past and today living in slavery in America..............today carries the remnant of yesterdays' slavery
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439567060
Author:
Johnson, Pamela
Publisher:
Scholastic
Illustrator:
Johnson, Pamela
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
If You.
Series Volume:
108-405
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
7.5 x 9 in
Age Level:
07-10

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