To Be a Slave
The words of black men and women who had themselves been slaves are here, accompanied by Julius Lester's historical commentary and the powerful, muted paintings of Tom Feelings. To Be a Slave, a Newbery Honor Book, has been a touchstone in children's literature for over 30 years.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
Very good compilation of memories of actual slaves, StoryCorp style organized with Lester's own skilled narration. Much of it was not new to me, but would be to an audience of 7th-12th grade students ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Interesting, informative and very sad. Where Booker T. Washington had a hopeful outlook for the future, this author seems mired in the bitterness of the past, and who can blame him? Washington was a ... Read full review