To Be a Slave

To Be a Slave

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Illustrated by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$6.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141310015
  • 176 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 10 and up

Overview

A Newbery Honor Book

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.


“The dehumanizing aspects of slavery are made abundantly clear, but a testament to the human spirit of those who endured or survived this experience is exalted.”—Children’s Literature
To Be a Slave

To Be a Slave

Written by: Julius Lester, Illustrated by: Tom Feelings

Awards

Newbery Honor Book – winner
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