By Anne Kamma with illustrations by Pamela Johnson. ISBN-13: 978-0-439-56706-0. Softcover with 64 pages. Copyright 2004. New and updated edition
Scholastic, Inc.’s unique “If You” series of books presents questions and answers about important times in history. Where did the slaves come from? Where did they live in America? What were there houses like? What kind of work did they do? This book tells about the hard life that a slave faced and how slaves found ways to overcome some of the hardships that they suffered. It tells how the cruel system of slavery began and how it ended in America.
For ages 7-10