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492228
All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Johnson, Angela 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014)

BTSB #: 492228 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.1 LG RC: 4.4 K-2 Lexile: 830 AD

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Juneteenth - Fiction Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Family life - Texas - Fiction Texas - History|y1865-1950 - Fiction


Summary: In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth.


058941
Ashes [Seeds of America Volume: ]by Anderson, Laurie Halse 

Paperback(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 058941 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.6 MG RC: 5.4 6-8 Lexile: 820

Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction United States - History|y1775-1783, Revolution - Fiction


Summary: As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state.


7.37 *

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058964
Ashes [Seeds of America Volume: ]by Anderson, Laurie Halse 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2016)

BTSB #: 058964 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.6 MG RC: 5.4 6-8 Lexile: 820

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction United States - History|y1775-1783, Revolution - Fiction


Summary: As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state.


P03569
Ashes by Anderson, Laurie Halse 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2016)

BTSB #: P03569 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction United States - History|y1775-1783, Revolution - Fiction


Summary: As the Revolutionary War rages on, Isabel and Curzon are reported as runaways, and the awful Bellingham is determined to track them down. With purpose and faith, Isabel and Curzon march on, fiercely determined to find Isabel's little sister Ruth, who is enslaved in a Southern state.


66.49 *

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739504
Bell rang by Ransome, James 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2019)

BTSB #: 739504 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.8 LG RC: 2.2 K-2 Lexile: 360

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Fugitive slaves - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Family life - Fiction


Summary: A slave family is distressed when they discover their son Ben has run away.


21.46 *

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863495
Bitter side of sweet by Sullivan, Tara 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2016)

BTSB #: 863495 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 5.1 UG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 810 F&P: Z

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Chocolate - Fiction Blacks - Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction


Summary: Kept as forced labor on a chocolate plantation in the Ivory Coast, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou had given up hope, until a young girl arrives at the camp who rekindles the urge to escape.


21.46 *

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903865
Blacksmith's song by Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth 

BTSB Prebound(Peachtree, 2018)

BTSB #: 903865 Available

Dewey: EAges: 6-10   
AR: 3.4 LG RC: 3.5 3-5 Lexile: 620 F&P: R

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Underground Railroad - Fiction Fugitive slaves - Fiction Slavery - Fiction


Summary: The son of a blacksmith and slave learns that his father is using the rhythm of his hammering to communicate with travelers on the Underground Railroad.


21.44 *

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678691
Calico Girl by Nolen, Jerdine 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2017)

BTSB #: 678691 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG Lexile: 720

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Family life - Virginia - Fiction Race relations - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Virginia - History|y1775-1865 - Fiction United States - History|y1861-1865, Civil War - Fiction


Summary: Callie struggles to understand slavery when her stepbrother is sold away at the start of the Civil War, but is determined her whole family will be free one day.


058968
Chains [Seeds of America Volume: ]by Anderson, Laurie Halse 

Paperback(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2010)

BTSB #: 058968 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.2 MG RC: 4.7 6-8 Lexile: 780 F&P: Z

Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Spies - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y1775-1783, Revolution - Fiction


Summary: After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.


7.37 *

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058970
Chains [Seeds of America Volume: ]by Anderson, Laurie Halse 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008)

BTSB #: 058970 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.2 MG RC: 4.7 6-8 Lexile: 780 F&P: Z

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Spies - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y1775-1783, Revolution - Fiction


Summary: After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.


P00308
Cliffs Notes on Twain's Huckleberry Finn by Bruce, Robert 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2007)

BTSB #: P00308 Available

Dewey: 813/NAges: 13-18   


Subjects: Twain, Mark,|d1835-1910.|tHuckleberry Finn - Examinations - Study guides Boys - Travel - Mississippi River - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Missouri - Fiction Mississippi River Valley - Fiction


Summary: A synopsis of the work Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, about the adventures and misadventures of a young boy who attempts to help Jim, a runaway slave, find freedom in the North.


37.99 *

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P01938
Come August, come freedom : the bellows, the gallows, and the black general Gabriel by Amateau, Gigi 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2012)

BTSB #: P01938 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Subjects: Prosser, Gabriel,|dca. 1775-1800 - Fiction Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Virginia - History|y1775-1865 - Fiction


Summary: Imagines the childhood and youth of "Prosser's Gabriel", a courageous and intelligent blacksmith in post-Revolutionary Richmond, Virginia, who roused thousands of African-Americans slaves like himself to rebel.


290488
Copper sun by Draper, Sharon M. 

Paperback(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006)

BTSB #: 290488 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.2 UG RC: 4.8 9-12 Lexile: 820

Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Contract labor - Fiction South Carolina - History|y1600-1775, Colonial period - Fiction Florida - History - Fiction


Summary: Two girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.


9.83 *

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290495
Copper sun by Draper, Sharon M. 

BTSB Prebound(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006)

BTSB #: 290495 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
AR: 5.2 UG RC: 4.8 9-12 Lexile: 820

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Contract labor - Fiction South Carolina - History|y1600-1775, Colonial period - Fiction Florida - History - Fiction


Summary: Two girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.


21.46 *

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139185
Crack in the sea by Bouwman, H. M. 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2017)

BTSB #: 139185 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 5.1 MG Lexile: 740

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Fantasy fiction Adventure fiction Kraken - Fiction Sea monsters - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Refugees - Fiction


Summary: Pip, a young boy who can speak to fish, and his sister Kinchen set off on a great adventure, joined by twins with magical powers, refugees fleeing post-war Vietnam, and some helpful sea monsters.


20.76 *

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P00755
Crows & cards : a novel by Helgerson, Joseph 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2009)

BTSB #: P00755 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Apprentices - Fiction Gambling - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Native Americans - North America - Fiction St. Louis (Mo.) - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: In 1849, Zeb's parents ship him off to St. Louis to become an apprentice tanner, but the naive twelve-year-old rebels, casting his lot with a cheating riverboat gambler, while a slave and an Indian medicine man try to get Zeb back on the right path.


47.49 *

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831252
Currents by Smolik, Jane Petrlik 

BTSB Prebound(Charlesbridge, 2015)

BTSB #: 831252 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.5 MG RC: 5.6 3-5 Lexile: 860

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Social classes - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Irish Americans - Fiction Authorship - Fiction Isle of Wight (England) - History - 19th century - Fiction Great Britain - History|yVictoria, 1837-1901 - Fiction


Summary: In 1854 eleven-year-old Bones is a slave in Virginia who sends a bottle holding her real name and a trinket from her long-lost father down the James River--the currents carry it far away, ultimately uniting the lives of three young girls.


20.74 *

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P02562
Curses and smoke : a novel of Pompeii by Shecter, Vicky 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02562 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Gladiators - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Love - Fiction Vesuvius (Italy) - Eruption, 79 - Fiction Pompeii (Extinct city) - Fiction


Summary: Tagus is a medical slave who wants to be a gladiator, Lucia is the daughter of Tag's owner and betrothed to an older man, and the two teenagers are in love with each other--but it is the year 79 and soon Vesuvius will alter their lives forever.


56.99 *

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566039
Day of tears : a novel in dialogue by Lester, Julius 

Paperback(Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, 2005)

BTSB #: 566039 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-13   
AR: 4.8 MG+RC: 5.6 6-8 Lexile: NP

Subjects: Butler, Pierce,|d1807-1867 Slavery - Fiction Plantation life - Fiction United States - History|y1783-1865


Summary: A fictionalized account of the largest slave auction in American history and its aftermath.


6.55 *

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P00756
Days of Little Texas by Nelson, R. A. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2009)

BTSB #: P00756 Available

Dewey: FAges: 13-18   


Subjects: Ghosts - Fiction Christian life - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Good and evil - Fiction


Summary: Sixteen-year-old Ronald Earl King, who has been a charismatic evangelist since he was ten years old, is about to preach at a huge revival meeting on the grounds of an old plantation, where, with confusing help from the ghost of a girl he could not heal, he becomes engaged in an epic battle between good and evil.


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