Freedom

Freedom

Paperback original

Paperback (02 Aug 2018)

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Publisher's Synopsis

 

An action-packed story about a boy's experience of slavery in Britain.

Winner of the Little Rebels Children's Book Award 2019

"Filled with humour, compassion and hope" The Guardian

Nathaniel doesn't want to move to England with his master's family, leaving behind his mother and sister on the Jamaican plantation.

But then he remembers what his mother told him: once a slave sets foot on English soil, they're free. Perhaps he can earn his fortune and buy his family's freedom, too...

  • Bursting with action and vibrant characters
  • With real events and historical figures woven into the story
  • Perfect for teaching children aged 8+ about the slaev trade in Britain

About the Publisher

Scholastic

Scholastic

Scholastic is an award-winning publisher of original children's books. Scholastic publishes more than 600 new hardcover, paperback, and novelty books each year. The list includes the phenomenally successful publishing properties Harry Potter? and Captain Underpants?, the beloved series Clifford The Big Red Dog?, Goosebumps?, The 39 Clues?, I Spy?, Bone, The Magic School Bus?, Fly Guy, Geronimo Stilton, and The Hunger Games trilogy.

Book information

ISBN: 9781407185484
Publisher: Scholastic
Imprint: Scholastic
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback original
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 150
Weight: 118g
Height: 128mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 11mm