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O'Dell, Scott
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989.
IL 5-8 RL 5.1
ISBN 0440403790
Sixteen year old Raisha is looking forward to becoming the wife of Konje one day. They are too young to marry now but Raisha knows the time will come. Unfortunately, the slave traders come first and kidnap the two young people and take them to the Caribbean Island of St. John. Here, Raisha is renamed Angelica and force to work for the plantation owner's wife. For those of you who think this type of thing only happened in America, you may be interested to read about slavery in other countries.
SUBJECTS:     Slavery -- Virgin Island of the United States -- Saint John
                        Insurrections, etc. -- Fiction
                        Saint John (V.I.) -- History -- Fiction
                        Blacks -- Fiction


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