JUMP SHIP TO FREEDOM
New York : Dell, 1981.
IL 5-8 RL 5.4
and his mother are slaves living during the time of the American Revolution.
Daniel's father has earned enough money to buy their freedom but dies before
he can pay for them. The money is taken from Daniel's father but Daniel
steals them back. Daniel must find a hiding place for the money until he
can find a way to buy their freedom. Unfortunately, Daniel is forced onto
a ship bound for the West Indies where he will be forced to work in the
sugar cane fields. Will Daniel make it back to New York to retrieve the
money? Will it be enough to buy his freedom? Read JUMP SHIP TO FREEDOM
to find out.
African Americans -- Fiction
Slavery -- Fiction
Permission is granted for the
noncommercial duplication and use of this resource, provided it is substantially
unchanged from its present form and appropriate credit is given.