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Book Bookclub in a Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name   the Book of Negroes  the Novel by Lawrence Hill

Download or read book Bookclub in a Box Discusses Someone Knows My Name the Book of Negroes the Novel by Lawrence Hill written by Herbert Marilyn and published by Bookclub-in-a-Box. This book was released on 2010-05 with total page 73 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill’s new book doesn’t lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an uplifting and highly educational story about a shameful part of history. The Book of Negroes is sold in the United States under the title, Someone Knows My Name. Aminata Diallo was born free in Africa in the eighteenth century. She had a rich and lovely childhood until the day she was captured by slave traders and marched off to the coast in chains. Along with thousands of others, Aminata was destined for North America as a slave to white owners. She was eleven years old. Hill tracks Aminata’s story through the circle of her life. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style, and interesting background information on the novel and the author.

Book Bookclub in a Box Discusses The Book of Negroes   Someone Knows My Name  by Lawrence Hill

Download or read book Bookclub in a Box Discusses The Book of Negroes Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill written by Marilyn Herbert and published by Bookclub-in-a-Box. This book was released on 2011-08-23 with total page 65 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill’s new book doesn’t lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an uplifting and highly educational story about a shameful part of history. The Book of Negroes is sold in the United States under the title, Someone Knows My Name. Aminata Diallo was born free in Africa in the eighteenth century. She had a rich and lovely childhood until the day she was captured by slave traders and marched off to the coast in chains. Along with thousands of others, Aminata was destined for North America as a slave to white owners. She was eleven years old. Hill tracks Aminata’s story through the circle of her life. We travel with her to South Carolina, New York, Nova Scotia, London (England), and even to Freetown in Sierra Leone. Each step of the way, we learn about the horrors and immorality of slavery. As we look at and listen to these diminished people, we observe how they courageously work at overcoming the psychological hardships and limitations imposed by their imprisonment. Every Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide includes complete coverage of the themes and symbols, writing style and interesting background information on the novel and the author.

Book My Name is Red

    Book Details:
  • Author : Orhan Pamuk
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release : 2001
  • ISBN : 9780375406959
  • Pages : 417 pages

Download or read book My Name is Red written by Orhan Pamuk and published by Alfred a Knopf Incorporated. This book was released on 2001 with total page 417 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In sixteenth-century Istanbul, a furor erupts when the Sultan hires a group of artists to illuminate a great book in the European style at a time in which all figurative art is considered Islamic heresy, but the situation becomes worse when one of the miniaturists vanishes.

Book Riding the Bus with My Sister

Download or read book Riding the Bus with My Sister written by Rachel Simon and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2002 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The author describes the year she spent riding the buses of her Pennsylvania city with her sister, and how taking part in those journeys allowed her to slow down her life and develop stronger interpersonal connections.

Book The Duke s Ballad

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780765306364
  • Pages : 328 pages

Download or read book The Duke s Ballad written by Andre Norton and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2005 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gifted young witch Aisling returns from exile in disguise to prevent her power-hungry brother, Kirion, from continuing his reign of cruelty and murder.

Book Girl Sleuth

Download or read book Girl Sleuth written by Melanie Rehak and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2005 with total page 364 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An examination of the Nancy Drew stories and their influence on American girlhood since the 1930s explores mysteries related to the character's creators, and her role in shaping the modern American woman's identity.

Book Uncharted Stars

Download or read book Uncharted Stars written by Andre Norton and published by Viking Children's Books. This book was released on 1969 with total page 253 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With the mutant Eet, Murdoc continues searching for the secret of his legacy, the zero stone, trying to find the star map which will disclose the truth about the stone and Eet's origin.

Book Quag Keep

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : New York : Daw Books ; [Scarborough, Ont.] : New American Library of Canada
  • Release : 1979
  • ISBN : 9780879974879
  • Pages : 192 pages

Download or read book Quag Keep written by Andre Norton and published by New York : Daw Books ; [Scarborough, Ont.] : New American Library of Canada. This book was released on 1979 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Quag Keep" was the first novel based on the world of Dungeons & Dragons by the legendary grand mistress of SF/Fantasy, Andre Norton. Once, they were role-playing gamers in our world.They came from different places and different backgrounds.Now they' re summoned together by some magical force... to a land that mirrors the games they used to play."Quag Keep"Can they band together to unlock the secret of their summoning--and rescue from the legendary Quag Keep the person who may be able to return them home?

Book Scent of Magic

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : Eos
  • Release : 1998-10-01
  • ISBN : 9780380976874
  • Pages : 361 pages

Download or read book Scent of Magic written by Andre Norton and published by Eos. This book was released on 1998-10-01 with total page 361 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A major new work of fantasy from the renowned grand master Andre Norton, in which a young woman with amazing abilities is called upon to defeat a horror that threatens her world.

Book A Mind for Trade

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 1997
  • ISBN : 0312859201
  • Pages : 262 pages

Download or read book A Mind for Trade written by Andre Norton and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 1997 with total page 262 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On a perilous mission to mine an uncharted planet terrorized by land-shattering storms, the crew of the Solar Queen is threatened by the natives of the planet--a race of mysterious creatures who warn of a coming apocalypse.

Book Man Plus

    Book Details:
  • Author : Frederik Pohl
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release : 1976
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 260 pages

Download or read book Man Plus written by Frederik Pohl and published by Random House Incorporated. This book was released on 1976 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the race to colonize Mars, Roger Torraway is selected to undergo many painful operations that will enable him to stay alive on Mars without artificial aids.

Book Forerunner Foray

Download or read book Forerunner Foray written by Andre Norton and published by Viking Children's Books. This book was released on 1973 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When a highly skilled sensitive comes into contact with a strange green stone, she finds herself trapped in the past in the identity of another person.

Book The Warding of Witch World

Download or read book The Warding of Witch World written by Andre Norton and published by Grand Central Pub. This book was released on 1996 with total page 560 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The final installment of a series which began 33 years ago with Witch World. Shortly after the gates of this world are opened to other worlds, Evil takes advantage and now the inhabitants of this world must unite to battle it and save Good.

Book Ice Crown

Download or read book Ice Crown written by Andre Norton and published by Viking Children's Books. This book was released on 1970 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A young girl accompanies an expedition to a planet settled centuries before by colonists with no memories of previous experiences.

Book Knight Or Knave

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 2002-05-19
  • ISBN : 9780812577587
  • Pages : 324 pages

Download or read book Knight Or Knave written by Andre Norton and published by Macmillan. This book was released on 2002-05-19 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Times are changing in Rendelsham. The old King is dead, and the foolish Prince Florian has assumed the throne. Florian's mother, Queen Ysa of the House of Oak, still controls the land from behind the scences, but her job grows more difficult every day. Her unworthy, headstrong son is harder to control than her husband was, and she must spend more time than ever masking her own movements. Her husband's illegitimate daughter Ashen, heir to the nearly dead House of Ash, still causes trouble by her very existence, and must never be given an opening to the throne. The barbarian Sea-Rover clan presents problems from the edge of the Bog, Ysa's newest magical ally has been exposed as a traitor, and nothing is going as Ysa had planned. And still the unknown yet encroaching threat from the North continues to grow. Through births and deaths, marriages and duels, love and betrayal, magic and force, the four Houses of Rendelsham can only survive by the strength of their unity--but is unity possible in such a court of intrigue as this one?

Book The Gate of the Cat

    Book Details:
  • Author : Andre Norton
  • Publisher : Ace
  • Release : 1988
  • ISBN : 9780441273805
  • Pages : 228 pages

Download or read book The Gate of the Cat written by Andre Norton and published by Ace. This book was released on 1988 with total page 228 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Attempting to save a wildcat from a hunter Kelsie McBlair stumbles through a standing stone arch in Scotland and finds herself transported to the Witch World

Book Key Out of Time

Download or read book Key Out of Time written by Andre Norton and published by . This book was released on 1978 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ross Murdock, Gordon Ashe, and other members of the Terran settlement team travel back in time to investigate a civilization that once flourished on Hawaika, a world of shallow seas and archipelagoes.