Rod Brown and Julius Lester bring history to life in this profoundly moving exploration of the slave experience. From the Middle Passage to the auction block, from the whipping post to the fight for freedom, this book presents not just historical facts, but the raw emotions of the people who lived them. Inspired by Rod Brown's vivid paintings, Julius Lester has written a text that places each of us squarely inside the skin of both slave and slaveowner. It will capture the heart of every reader, black or white, young or old. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults An NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies A Booklist Editors' Choice Book Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/1/1999Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The year is 1840 and a mysterious disease has just wipedout your potato crop. You could stay in Ireland and starveto death. Or you could sail across the Atlantic where anew life awaits...if you survive the stormy seas, viciouscrew, and killer black fever that's spreading on board theship.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The ship that would never be sunk, a ship of dreams -becomes a ship of nightmares as it is swallowed beneath the freezing Atlantic Ocean. Hit by a massive iceberg it was as much the arrogance of the ship's owners and operators that caused the tragedy of the Titanic on 14th April 1912. 1,517 people perished that night but there was at least one man who was focused on saving souls amidst the horror. As the icy waters brought the life of John Harper to a close he still had the energy to call one final person to come to Christ. This is a story of tragedy but it is also a story of faith and courage and eternal hope.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/9/2011Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Young Daniel Arabus and his mother are slaves in the house of Captain Ivers of Stratford, Connecticut. By law they should be free, since Daniel's father fought in the Revolutionary army and earned enough in soldiers' notes to buy his family's freedom.But now Daniel's father is dead, and Mrs. Ivers has taken the notes from his mother. When Daniel bravely steals the notes back, a furious Captain Ivers forces him aboard a ship bound for the West Indies--and certain slavery. Even if Daniel can manage to jump ship in New York, will he be able to travel the long and dangerous road to freedom?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/1987Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Action AND adventure from stem to stern on this pirate ship from Jake and the Never Land Pirates assembles in seconds thanks to patented Twist N Fold techonology. The sail doubles as a basketball hoop for the mini basketball (included), and there are 2 tunnel ports with roll-up flap doors for easy access and expansion.Twist n' fold pop up for easy set up and take downTunnel ports to connect to other playhut structuresIncludes basketballRecommended Ages:3 – 8
A definite must-read!"—JAMES DASHNER, New York Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner A devastated Earth's last hope is found in Pearls: small, mysterious orbs that fall from space and are capable of supplying enough energy to power entire cities. Battling to control the Pearls are the Skyship dwellers—political dissidents who live in massive ships in the Earth's stratosphere—and the corrupt Surface government. Jesse Fisher, a Skyship slacker, and Cassius Stevenson, a young Surface operative, cross paths when they both venture into forbidden territory in pursuit of Pearls. Their chance encounter triggers an unexpected reaction, endowing each boy with remarkable—and dangerous—abilities that their respective governments would stop at nothing to possess. Enemies thrust together with a common goal, Jesse and Cassius make their way to the ruins of Seattle to uncover the truth about their new powers, the past they didn't know they shared, and a shocking secret about the Pearls. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/8/2011Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Le Toy Van Barbarossa Ship Le Toy Van Barbarossa Ship is adventure on the high seas. This wooden ship has accessories like fabric sails and glowing skull and crossbones. Why You'll Love It: This award-winning ship sets sail for action. Age: 3 years and up Features Made of wood Carefully painted Compatible with pirate and shark figures Includes Opening stern Working anchor Working cannon with balls Crows nest Elastic rope ladder Recommended Ages:3 – 7
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