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In this "searing picture of slavery" ("Kirkus Reviews"), 12-year-old slave Sarny risks terrible punishment as Nightjohn, an adult slave, teaches her how to read. An inspirational story, meticulously researched and historically accurate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780785736561
Author:
Paulsen, Gary
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
92
Dimensions:
7.00x4.50x.55 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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