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By Ashley Bryan

ISBN-10: 1481456903

ISBN-13: 9781481456906

Newbery Honor Book
Coretta Scott King writer Honor Book
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

Using unique slave public sale and plantation property files, Ashley Bryan deals a relocating and robust photograph publication that contrasts the financial worth of a slave with the beneficial worth of existence studies and desires slave proprietor may by no means take away.

Imagine being regarded up and down and being valued as under chair. lower than an ox. under a gown. possibly in regards to the similar as…a lantern.

You, an item. An item to sell.

In his light but deeply strong approach, Ashley Bryan is going to the guts of ways a slave is given a financial worth by way of the slave proprietor, tempering this with the only factor that CAN’T be received or sold—dreams. encouraged via the particular will of a plantation proprietor that lists the value of every and each one in every of his “workers”, Bryan has created collages round that rfile, and others love it. via fierce work and expansive poetry he imagines and translates every one person’s existence at the plantation, in addition to the lifestyles their proprietor knew not anything about—their goals and delight in figuring out that they have been worthy excess of an Overseer or Madam ever might bet. Visually epic, and not sooner than performed, this beautiful photo ebook is not like something you’ve seen.

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