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Title Bound for America : the forced migration of Africans to the New World / James Haskins & Kathleen Benson ; paintings by Floyd Cooper.
Imprint New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, ©1999 (Singapore : Tien Wah Press)

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 Children's  382.44 H273b    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm.
Series From African beginnings
Haskins, James, 1941-2005. From African beginnings.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Note "Oil wash on board was used for the full-color illustrations"--Title page verso.
Accelerated Reader RP MG 8.2 3.0 62361 EN Nonfiction.
1220L Lexile.
Grade level: 1-8
Middle School.
Orbis Pictus Award - Commended, 2000.
Subject Slave trade -- America -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slave trade -- Africa -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slavery -- America -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- America -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Death -- Juvenile literature.
Suicide -- Juvenile literature.
Mutiny -- Juvenile literature.
Slave trade -- History.
Slavery -- History.
Death.
Mutiny.
Slave trade.
Slavery.
Slaves.
Suicide.
Africa.
America.
Genre Authors' presentation inscriptions -- Haskins -- 1999.
Literature.
History.
Juvenile works.
Contents Slavery in history -- Europe in 1492 -- Africa in 1492 -- Slavery in Africa -- New World slaves -- Capturing the slaves -- The march to the coast -- Slave holding pens -- Selecting slaves for purchase -- Branding slaves -- Leaving the African Shore -- Conditions on slave ships -- Feeding the slaves -- Dancing the slaves -- Shipboard mutinies -- The Amistad Revolt -- The journey ends -- Milestones in the history of slavery.
Summary Discusses the European enslavement of Africans, including their capture, branding, conditions on slave ships, shipboard mutinies, and arrival in the Americas.
Other Author Benson, Kathleen, author.
Cooper, Floyd, illustrator.
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, publisher.