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A Lily White Slave Girl Susan Alba

A Lily White Slave Girl

Susan Alba

Published October 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781432795917
Paperback
104 pages
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The historical cemetery is a place of curiosity for thirteen-year-old Samantha, but her father forbids her to go there. Samantha knows that a family secret is buried there. The truth is uncovered when her Gram lets her read the letters about theMoreThe historical cemetery is a place of curiosity for thirteen-year-old Samantha, but her father forbids her to go there. Samantha knows that a family secret is buried there. The truth is uncovered when her Gram lets her read the letters about the people buried on the family farm. Samantha learns that her ancestors were connected to the triangular slave trade. At school, Samantha finds herself shunned by her friends when she befriends Jacob, the new African American boy in school. Her friends turn on her and bully Jacob. Jacob and Samantha pair up for the National History Fair to learn about how the slaves were brutally taken from their homes in Africa and brought to America. Now, she must tell her father and the people of the town the truth that she has uncovered.