Paintings portray the story of slavery from its beginnings, and are accompanied by literary interpretations
An illustrated history of slavery in the United States, depicting the "Middle Passage" of the slave ships, life on the slave plantations of the South, and the battles of the Civil War. Lester, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, interprets and narrates Rod Brown's paintings of the momentous and everyday events of the era.
Genre: Art, Juvenile Nonfiction, Social Science
Subgenre: History / United States / General, Art / Painting, Ethnic Studies / African-American Studies, People + Places / United States / African-American, General, American / General