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From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

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Publisher Comments:

Rod Brown and Julius Lester bring history to life in this profoundly moving exploration of the slave experience. From the Middle Passage to the auction block, from the whipping post to the fight for freedom, this book presents not just historical facts, but the raw emotions of the people who lived them. Inspired by Rod Brown's vivid paintings, Julius Lester has written a text that places each of us squarely inside the skin of both slave and slaveowner. It will capture the heart of every reader, black or white, young or old.

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

An NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

A Booklist Editors' Choice Book

Synopsis:

Rod Brown's powerful paintings and Julius Lester's intensely personal text will draw readers into all aspects of the slave experience — from auction block to whipping post, from the journey to America to the fight for freedom. This book will move everyone who reads it — black or white, young or old — and will provide a deeper understanding of what it meant to be a slave.

Synopsis:

A powerful exploration of what slavery meant for both slaves and slave owners, this book provides not just knowledge of history, but a true understanding of the evils of slavery on a personal level. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140566697
Author:
Brown, Rod
Author:
Brown, Rod
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
U.S.
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
History - Other
Subject:
Slavery in art.
Subject:
Brown, Rod
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
African Americans in art
Subject:
Brown, Rod - Themes, motives
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
E/CN.12/620
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
8.98x11.04x.21 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
10-13

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Product details 40 pages Puffin Books - English 9780140566697 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Rod Brown's powerful paintings and Julius Lester's intensely personal text will draw readers into all aspects of the slave experience — from auction block to whipping post, from the journey to America to the fight for freedom. This book will move everyone who reads it — black or white, young or old — and will provide a deeper understanding of what it meant to be a slave.
"Synopsis" by , A powerful exploration of what slavery meant for both slaves and slave owners, this book provides not just knowledge of history, but a true understanding of the evils of slavery on a personal level. Full color.

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