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From Slave Ship to Freedom Road Julius Lester

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

Julius Lester

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ISBN : 9780140566697
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40 pages
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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 historicalMoreRod 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 Browns 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 AdultsAn NCSS-CBC Notable Childrens Trade Book in the Field of Social StudiesA Booklist Editors Choice Book