Snatched from her home in Africa, carried across the sea in a plague-ridden ship, she finds herself standing on the platform of a slave market in the West Indies, on the island of St. John, staring down into a ring of strange white faces. Pointing to her, the auctioneer shouts, “Raisha, the daughter of a sub-chief, comely, strong . . .” From the crowd comes the first bid, then another. Raisha smil...
Publisher: Brilliance Audio; Library edition (November 30, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 15901834
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Mr. Odell is one of my favorite juvenile literature writers. The storyline in this book deals with slavery, a rebellion, violence, death, suicideand some other subjects that may be too intense for younger readers so maybe you should read the book fir...
ed smile she learned on the ship. And so begins her life as a house slave on the plantation of Jost van Prok. “O’Dell weaves worlds out of words. The ending is so powerful, so searing, it will leave readers stunned.” - Publishers Weekly