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Africa Is My Home : A Child of the Amistad
by Monica Edinger and Robert Byrd




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"A remarkable story of resilience, faith, and hope." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad--and eventually makes her way home to Africa. Narrated in a remarkable first-person voice, this fictionalized book of memories of a real-life figure retells history through the eyes of a child. Lush, full-color illustrations by Robert Byrd, plus archival photographs and documents, bring an extraordinary journey to life.

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Overview

"A remarkable story of resilience, faith, and hope." -- School Library Journal (starred review)

Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad--and eventually makes her way home to Africa. Narrated in a remarkable first-person voice, this fictionalized book of memories of a real-life figure retells history through the eyes of a child. Lush, full-color illustrations by Robert Byrd, plus archival photographs and documents, bring an extraordinary journey to life.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780763676476
  • ISBN-10: 0763676470
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: February 2015
  • Page Count: 64
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-13
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 7.4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds


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