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363 Results
The kitchen house —Grissom, Kathleen.
Large Print
2012
Availability: 1 of 8

"In 1790, Lavinia, a seven-year-old Irish orphan with no memory of her past, arrives on a tobacco plantation where she is put to work as an indentured servant with the kitchen house slaves. Though she becomes deeply bond...

Under the tulip tree : a novel —Shocklee, Michelle, author.

"Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland's dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena's banker father has retreated into the bott...

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

Desert god —Smith, Wilbur A., author.

Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the Pharaoh's side. Only he can plot a mission that will return Egypt to its former glory. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of Egypt's gr...

Africville : a novel —Colvin, Jeffrey, author.

"A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn ap...

River to redemption —Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Orphaned in the cholera epidemic of 1833, Adria Starr was cared for by a slave named Louis, a man who stayed in Springfield, Kentucky, when anyone with means had fled. A man who passed up the opportunity to escape his bo...

Buoyancy

This story of a Cambodian teenager sold into forced labor on a Thai fishing boat is a passionate testimony against social injustice and a moving coming-of-age tale about a boy whose humanity is put to the test.

Yellow wife : a novel —Johnson, Sadeqa, author.

Born on a plantation but set apart from the others by her mother's position as a medicine woman, a young slave is forced to leave home at eighteen and unexpectedly finds herself in an infamously cruel jail.

Mystery of the silver coins —Johnson, Lois Walfrid.

In tenth-century Norway, Bree and her friend Lil, buoyed by their Christian faith, have escaped the Viking ship but are pursued by Mikkel; while in Ireland, Devin's anger about his sister's kidnapping prevents him from f...

The wedding gift —Bodden, Marlen Suyapa, author.
Large Print
2013
Availability: 5 of 6

When prestigious Alabama plantation owner Cornelius Allen gives his daughter Clarissa's hand in marriage, he presents her with a wedding gift: Sarah, the young slave with whom she was raised. Sarah is also Clarissa's hal...

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