What was it like to be a slave? Listen to the words and learn about the lives of countless slaves and ex-slaves, telling about their forced journey from Africa to the United States, their work in the fields and houses of their owners, and their passion for freedom. You will never look at life the same way again.
A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentieth century.
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Series Title: Puffin Modern Classics
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Julius Lester
Street Date: December 29, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-6265