Let My People Go : Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color

Authors: Patricia C. McKissack Fredrick L. McKissack

Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers

"Come join me as I take you back to Charleston, South Carolina, to my father's forge in the early 1800's. Sit with me on the woodpile as he tells a tale of faith, hope, or love." In this extraordinary collection, Charlotte Jefferies and her father Price, a former slave, introduce us to twelve best loved Bible tales, from Genesis to Daniel, and reveal their significance in the lives of African Americans--and indeed of all oppressed peoples. When Charlotte wants to understand the cruel injustices of her time, she turns to her father. Does the powerful slaveholder, Mr. Sam Riley, who seems to own all that surrounds them, also own the sun and moon? she wonders. Price's answer is to tell the st...

Language

English


Pages

126


Published

April 29, 2014


Size

74.3 MB

Let My People Go : Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color
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