From Slave Ship to Freedom Road, Julius Lester
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From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

Author: Julius Lester

Narrator: Cary Hite

Unabridged: 23 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio

Published: 11/20/2018

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - People & Places - United States - African American

Synopsis

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 historical facts, but the raw emotions of the people who lived them. Inspired by Rod Brown's 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 Adults
An NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
A Booklist Editors' Choice Book

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