By Julius Lester. ISBN 0-14-131001-4. Copyright 1968. Softcover with 160 pages.
What was it like to be a slave? Listen to the words and learn about the lives of countless slaves and ex-slaves, telling about their enforced journey from Africa to the United States, their work in the fields and in the houses of their owners, and their passion for freedom. A Newbery Honor Book. Paintings by Tom Feelings.