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Tennessee Rose —Kendall, Jane F.
Book
2012
14 available of 20 items

Although raised on a Southern plantation and owned by a Confederate officer, a Tennessee walking horse helps a slave during the Civil War.

Homegoing —Gyasi, Yaa, author.
Large Print
2016
7 available of 8 items

"Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonial, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, pal...

The Underground Railroad : an interactive history adventure —Lassieur, Allison.
Book
2008
3 available of 6 items

Describes the Underground Railroad that operated in the United States for runaway slaves, and offers readers a chance to pick sides and make choices.

White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's White slaves in America —Jordan, Don, 1948- author.
Book
2008
2 available of 3 items

Thousands of Britons lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies.

Nightjohn —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1993
77 available of 80 items

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.

Chains —Anderson, Laurie Halse.
Book
2008
19 available of 20 items

After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War.

Race to freedom the story of the underground railroad
DVD
2001
1 available of 3 items

The story of American blacks in the 1850's who escaped slavery by fleeing to Canada.

Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt —Hopkinson, Deborah.
Book
1993
9 available of 10 items

A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North.

Copper sun —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Book
2006
3 available of 5 items

Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

Homegoing —Gyasi, Yaa, author.
Book
2016
10 available of 19 items

"Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonial, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, pal...

The water dancer : a novel —Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
Book
2019
30 available of 55 items

"Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage--and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child--but he is also gifted with a mysterious power. Hiram almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is...

Breaking free : true stories of girls who escaped modern slavery —Sher, Abby, author.
Book
2014
4 available of 7 items

Tells the stories of three girls who survived sexual slavery and how they are now working to help others who face the same struggle.

Lincoln
DVD
2013
28 available of 34 items

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the c...

The man in the high castle —Dick, Philip K., author.
Book
2011
2 available of 8 items

It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United...

The way of kings —Sanderson, Brandon.
Book
2010
0 available of 7 items

A new epic series by the best-selling writer of Robert Jordan's final Wheel of Time novels introduces the world of Roshar through the experiences of a war-weary royal compelled by visions, a highborn youth condemned to m...

Washington Black : a novel —Edugyan, Esi, author.
Book
2018
62 available of 73 items

When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond what the slaves have already known. Washington Black – an eleven year-old field slave – is horrified to find himself...

The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism —Baptist, Edward E., author.
Book
2014
2 available of 3 items

Historian Edward Baptist reveals how the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.

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