Africa Is My Home
A Child of the Amistad
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Candlewick Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $17.99|
| Book Description: |Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad —and eventually makes her way home to Africa.
When a drought hits her homeland in Sierra Leone, nine-year-old Magulu is sold as a pawn by her father in exchange for rice. But before she can work off her debt, an unthinkable chain of events unfolds: a capture by slave traders; weeks in a dark and airless hold; a landing in Cuba, where she and... More Description