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Coates, Ta-Nehisi

Summary: "Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her--but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known. So begins an unexpected journey that takes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC COA

Cheuse, Alan.

Summary: When his father sends him to his uncle's South Carolina plantation, New York Jew Nathaniel Pereira has his first brush with the realities of slavery and becomes captivated by a beautiful slave.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Coates, Ta-Nehisi

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her, but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known. So begins an unexpected journey that takes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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Summary: "Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage--and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child--but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Hiram almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is saved from the depths by a force he doesn't understand, a blue light that lifts him up and lands him a mile away. This strange brush with death forces a new urgency on Hiram's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Kendall, Jane F.

Summary: Although raised on a Southern plantation and owned by a Confederate officer, a Tennessee walking horse helps a slave during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Kendall 2012

Burg, Ann E.

Summary: The day nine-year-old Grace is called to work in the kitchen in the Big House, everyone warns her to keep her head down and her thoughts to herself, but the more she sees of the oppressive Master and his hateful wife, the more she questions things until one day her thoughts escape--and to avoid being separated she and her family flee into the Dismal Swamp, to join the other escaped slaves who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BUR

White, Shane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2005

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Summary: Live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves. The original recordings were made by interviewers from the Federal Writers' Project in the early 1930s and placed in the Library of Congress. They have now been re-mastered and made available to the American public.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1998

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Summary: Contains three novels on the topics of slavery, romance, and changes in the lifestyles in an old small town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1982

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO