By Ashley Bryan
Ill. by Ashley Bryan
Fierce paintings and expansive poetry provide a unique glimpse into the lives of slaves.
"Bryan gives voices to the voiceless and presents the dreams of slaves who went to the grave without living them. Using historical slave documents from the 1820s to the 1860s, Bryan brings to life 11 slaves who once belonged to Cado Fairchilds...Bryan makes real and palpable what chattel slavery meant and how it affected those who were enslaved; every child who studies American slavery would benefit from experiencing this historically grounded web of narratives." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
Released Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 UTC 2017