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In this seemingly idyllic holiday book, they joltingly juxtapose the idle luxury in the big house of the master with the deprivation, labor and hope for freedom in the slave quarters. You can unsubscribe at any time and you can contact us here. published 2003, 2 chapters — 29,549 ratings — Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. published 2008, avg rating 3.97 — But he left behind many beautiful ceramic works, some of which he inscribed with original poetic couplets. He shows how enslaved workers helped build the nation’s most elite universities and how these institutions all too often defended the interests of powerful slaveholders and gave “scientific” legitimacy to racism. 2,613 ratings — 73,752 ratings — 57,513 ratings — published 2008, avg rating 4.12 — We hope this list of kids books about slavery can be a helpful resource for parents, teachers, and others searching for a new book!

While the writer-illustrator-editor team who worked on this book come from diverse backgrounds and are steeped in historically accurate renditions of black history, the fact remains that too many Americans -- particularly white Americans -- don't grasp, or prefer not to grasp, the depth and breadth of slavery's horrors. 13,661 ratings — 25 Necessary Books By Black Authors From 2015, Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. published 2010, avg rating 3.74 — Written by Doreen Rappaport & illustrated by Kadir Nelson. It follows an Ashanti teenager, Amari, who is kidnapped by slavers, brought to the Carolinas, and sold to a plantation family, along the way seeing and experiencing shocking brutalities -- while still nursing a hope for freedom. Also, IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT isn't about slavery.

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself, The Pox Party (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #1), When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection, I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1865, Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, Ar'n't I a Woman? American historians have been at the forefront of disentangling slavery’s history, producing some of the most original, important and freshest historical works of the past century. : The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson, Gordonsville, Virginia, 1864, A Free Man of Color (Benjamin January, #1), The Curse of Caste; Or the Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel by Julia C. Collins, New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan, The Slaves' War: The Civil War in the Words of Former Slaves, The Kingdom on the Waves (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #2), In the Heat of the Night (Virgil Tibbs, #1), The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, Time Travel with These 15 YA Historical Fiction Novels.

It’s an extraordinarily creative reading of political life on the plantation, and beyond. published 1936, avg rating 4.16 — The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freed…

published 2018, avg rating 4.09 — Stephanie Camp, Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South explores the world of enslaved women, and, as the title suggests, focuses on their ability to resist the enormous oppression they lived under. Foner examines the aftermath of emancipation, showing how the struggle for freedom unfolded on plantations, in state houses and within the federal government, and how formerly enslaved workers pushed for a capacious understanding of freedom that included social, political and economic rights.. Thavolia Glymph’s Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household is a brilliant analysis of the relations between black and white women, enslaved and free, in the plantation households of the South, a relationship full of violence. You must have a goodreads account to vote. 21,540 ratings — published 2011, avg rating 4.36 — By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or updates from POLITICO and you agree to our privacy policy and terms of service.

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It is almost impossible to identify just 10 “must read” books—there are scores of indispensable studies—but to understand the impact of slavery on the economy, politics and society of … Experienced illustrator Brantley-Newton, in particular, has a long resumé working on projects with a strong basis in black history and culture. Part of HuffPost Entertainment. From sewing fancy dresses to putting up a picture of Abraham Lincoln, enslaved women tried to maintain some of their dignity and push back against the overwhelming power of their captors. published 2013, avg rating 3.73 — published 2014, avg rating 4.06 — 14,472 ratings —

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An examination of the heart of slavery—the slave market—that provides a wrenching analysis of the processes through which millions of people were made into commodities. 35,477 ratings — published 1789, avg rating 3.83 —

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