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785638
Amber & Clay by Schlitz, Laura Amy 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2021)

BTSB #: 785638 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: Folk Tales, Fables, Mythology


Subjects: Ghosts - Fiction Greek mythology - Fiction Aristocracy (Social class) - Fiction Slaves - Fiction Future life - Fiction


Summary: In a warlike land of wind and sunlight, live Rhaskos and Melisto, spiritual twins with little in common beyond the violent and mysterious forces that dictate their lives. A Thracian slave in a Greek household, Rhaskos is as common as clay, a stable boy worth less than a donkey, much less a horse. Melisto is a spoiled aristocrat, a girl as precious as amber but willful and wild. Bound by destiny, Melisto and Rhaskos-Amber and Clay-only meet after one of them is a ghost.


365839
Birthday cake for George Washington by Ganeshram, Ramin 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2016)

BTSB #: 365839 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-9   
Lexile: 760

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Washington, George,|d1732-1799 - Fiction Slaves - Fiction Cooks - Fiction Father-daughter relationship - Fiction Cake - Fiction African Americans - Fiction United States - History|y1783-1815 - Fiction Philadelphia (Pa.) - History|y1783-1815 - Fiction


Summary: It is President Washington's birthday, and Hercules, Washington's slave and head chef, is planning to bake a special cake, provided he and his daughter can find a substitute for sugar.


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592114
Freedom's price by MacColl, Michaela 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2015)

BTSB #: 592114 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
Lexile: 630

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Historical fiction Slaves - Fiction


Summary: St. Louis, Missouri, isn't an easy place for a young black girl in 1849. Especially if your name is Eliza Scott and your father is Dred Scott--who is suing his master for your freedom.


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178377
Kindred [Black Women Writers Series]by Butler, Octavia E. 

Paperback(Beacon Press, 2003)

BTSB #: 178377 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
Lexile: 580

Subjects: African American women - Fiction Time travel - Fiction Slavery - Fiction Slaves - Fiction Los Angeles (Calif.) - Fiction Southern States - Fiction


Summary: Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end.


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P01425
Legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the West by Paulsen, Gary 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01425 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Historical Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Reeves, Bass - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Slaves - Fiction United States marshals - Fiction Texas - History|y19th century - Fiction Oklahoma - History|y19th century - Fiction


Summary: In his day, Bass Reeves was the most successful federal marshal in the United States. True to the mythical code of the West, he never drew his gun first. He rounded up hundreds of outlaws and was shot at countless times but was never hit. Bass Reeves was born into slavery. And though the laws of his country enslaved him and his mother, when he became a free man he served the law with such courage and honor that he was known and respected all over the Indian Territory.


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