From Slave Ship to Freedom Road by Julius Lester audiobook

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

By Julius Lester
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    ISBN: 9780525595038

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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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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Author Bio: Julius Lester

Author Bio: Julius Lester

Julius Lester is the Newbery Honor–winning author of more than twenty books for young readers. He lives in western Massachusetts.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 0.40
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English