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Samuel's Choice
by Richard Berleth and James Watling


Overview - Samuel is a fourteen-year-old enslaved African American in Brooklyn in 1776 when the fighting between the British and the colonists reaches his doorstep. "Liberty ain't for Africans," says fellow servants. "It got nothin' to do with us." But his friend Sana says, "Nobody here's gonna be free unless they take the risk." Soon the well-equipped Redcoats have trapped ragged American soldiers, who have no boats to escape, and a terrible storm blows up.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Samuel is a fourteen-year-old enslaved African American in Brooklyn in 1776 when the fighting between the British and the colonists reaches his doorstep. "Liberty ain't for Africans," says fellow servants. "It got nothin' to do with us." But his friend Sana says, "Nobody here's gonna be free unless they take the risk." Soon the well-equipped Redcoats have trapped ragged American soldiers, who have no boats to escape, and a terrible storm blows up. Samuel, a strong boatman, must decide what he should do.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780807572191
  • ISBN-10: 0807572195
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 9 x 7.86 x 0.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.32 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Period
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - General (see also headings under Family)

 
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