Slavery


Mercenaries and slaves
Tim Golden | May 30 2014 | comment  
A tragic story about revenge.

Unspoken
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 8 2013 | comment  
A story from the Civil War.

The Land
Jennifer Minicus | Jan 14 2012 | comment  
This Coretta Scott King Award winner is a prequel to "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."

I, Juan de Pareja
Clare Cannon | Jun 11 2011 | comment  
A sensitive fictional account of the life of Juan de Pareja, slave of the painter Velaszquez.

Dave, the Potter
Jennifer Minicus | Apr 7 2011 | comment  
Another Caldecott winner...

The Drinking Gourd
Jennifer Minicus | Oct 26 2010 | comment  
This easy reader tells the story of the Underground Railroad through the eyes of a young boy.

Amos Fortune, Free Man
Jennifer Minicus | Sep 16 2010 | comment  
In this biography of an African slave, Yates demonstrates that to forgive can sometimes be human as well as divine.

The Door of No Return
Clare Cannon | Jul 16 2010 | comment  
British descendant of an African prince fights slavery all over again.

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